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Engelsk navneord: substance

1. substance the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDNA is the substance of our genes.

Mindre specifikke termercomponent, component part, constituent, matter, part, portion

Mere specifikke termeractivator, atom, body substance, chemical element, chemistry, element, element, essence, fluid, living substance, material, medium, medium, mixture, phlogiston, protoplasm, stuff, substrate, volatile

2. substance (om erkendelse) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gist of the prosecutor's argument.
The heart and soul of the Republican Party.
The nub of the story.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, sum

Mindre specifikke termercognitive content, content, mental object

Mere specifikke termerbare bones, haecceity, hypostasis, quiddity, quintessence, stuff

3. substance (om erkendelse) the idea that is intended

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat is the meaning of this proverb?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)meaning

Mindre specifikke termeridea, thought

Mere specifikke termerconnotation, denotation, extension, implication, import, reference, reference, semantics, significance, strain, tenor, undercurrent, undertone

4. substance (om masse el. substans) material of a particular kind or constitution

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe immune response recognizes invading substances.

Mindre specifikke termerphysical entity

5. substance (om forhold) considerable capital (wealth or income)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is a man of means.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)means

Mindre specifikke termercapital

Mere specifikke termerpocketbook, wherewithal

6. substance (om kommunikation) what a communication that is about something is about

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)content, message, subject matter

Mindre specifikke termercommunication

Mere specifikke termeracknowledgement, acknowledgment, approval, aside, body, bunk, commendation, commitment, corker, counsel, counseling, counselling, dedication, digression, direction, direction, disapproval, discourtesy, disrespect, divagation, drivel, entry, excursus, garbage, guidance, hokum, humor, humour, import, info, information, insertion, instruction, interpolation, latent content, meaning, meaninglessness, memorial, narration, narrative, nonsense, nonsensicality, offer, offering, opinion, packaging, parenthesis, petition, postulation, promotion, promotional material, proposal, publicity, refusal, reminder, request, respects, sensationalism, shocker, significance, signification, statement, statement, story, subject, submission, tale, theme, topic, view, wit, witticism, wittiness

7. substance a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man.

Mindre specifikke termermatter

Mere specifikke termeradulterant, adulterator, agent, allergen, antigen, assay, carcinogen, chemical irritant, denaturant, digestive, elixir, ferment, fomentation, food, fuel, humectant, hydrocolloid, inhibitor, inoculant, inoculum, jelly, leaven, leavening, ligand, lube, lubricant, lubricating substance, lubricator, lysin, metabolite, nutrient, nutrient, philosopher's stone, philosophers' stone, poison, poisonous substance, propellant, propellent, pyrectic, pyrogen, pyrogen, refrigerant, toxicant, vehicle

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