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Engelsk navneord: question

1. question (om kommunikation) an instance of questioning

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was a question about my training.
We made inquiries of all those who were present.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)enquiry, inquiry, interrogation, query

Mindre specifikke termerinquiring, questioning

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)answer

2. question (om kommunikation) the subject matter at issue

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe question of disease merits serious discussion.
Under the head of minor Roman poets.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)head

Mindre specifikke termersubject, theme, topic

Mere specifikke termermatter of fact, matter of law, problem, question of fact, question of law

3. question (om kommunikation) a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe asked a direct question.
He had trouble phrasing his interrogations.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence

Mindre specifikke termersentence

Mere specifikke termercross-question, leading question, yes-no question

4. question (om egenskab) uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe dubiousness of his claim.
There is no question about the validity of the enterprise.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)doubt, doubtfulness, dubiousness

Mindre specifikke termerprecariousness, uncertainness, uncertainty

5. question (om kommunikation) a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe made a motion to adjourn.
She called for the question.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)motion

Mindre specifikke termerproposal

6. question (om kommunikation) an informal reference to a marriage proposal

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was ready to pop the question.

Mindre specifikke termermarriage offer, marriage proposal, proposal, proposal of marriage

Engelsk udsagnsord: question

1. question (om kommunikation) challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe must question your judgment in this matter.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)call into question, oppugn

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Mindre specifikke termerchallenge

2. question (om kommunikation) pose a series of questions to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe suspect was questioned by the police.
We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interrogate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerask

3. question (om kommunikation) pose a question

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)query

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termerask

Mere specifikke termercheck out, debrief, enquire, examine, feel out, inquire, interpellate, pump, sound out, wonder

4. question (om kommunikation) conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting

Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot question Sue

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interview

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerconverse, discourse

5. question (om kommunikation) place in doubt or express doubtful speculation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI wonder whether this was the right thing to do.
She wondered whether it would snow tonight.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey question whether there was a traffic accident

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wonder

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s whether INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termerchew over, contemplate, excogitate, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think over

Mere specifikke termerscruple

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