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Engelsk navneord: force

1. force (om egenskab) a powerful effect or influence

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe force of his eloquence easily persuaded them.

Mindre specifikke termerinfluence

Mere specifikke termerduress, heartbeat, lifeblood, pressure, wheel

2. force (om fænomen) (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningForce equals mass times acceleration.

Mindre specifikke termerphysical phenomenon

Mere specifikke termeraerodynamic force, affinity, attraction, attractive force, centrifugal force, centripetal force, chemical attraction, cohesion, Coriolis force, drift, elan vital, impetus, impulsion, life force, Lorentz force, magnetomotive force, moment, propulsion, pull, push, reaction, repulsion, repulsive force, stress, thrust, torque, torsion, vital force, vitality

Overordnet emneområdenatural philosophy, physics

3. force (om egenskab) physical energy or intensity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe hit with all the force he could muster.
It was destroyed by the strength of the gale.
A government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forcefulness, strength

Mindre specifikke termerintensity, intensiveness

Mere specifikke termerbrunt, energy, impulse, momentum, vigor, vigour, zip

4. force (om gruppe) group of people willing to obey orders

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)personnel

Mindre specifikke termerorganisation, organization

Mere specifikke termerarmed forces, armed service, armed services, constabulary, guerilla force, guerrilla force, hands, law, line personnel, management personnel, manpower, men, military, military machine, military personnel, military police, military service, MP, paramilitary, paramilitary force, paramilitary organisation, paramilitary organization, paramilitary unit, patrol, police, police force, private security force, rank, rank and file, security force, service, soldiery, staff, troops, war machine, work force, workforce

5. force (om gruppe) a unit that is part of some military service

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe sent Caesar a force of six thousand men.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)military force, military group, military unit

Mindre specifikke termersocial unit, unit

Mere specifikke termerair unit, armor, armour, army unit, command, commando, contingent, detail, echelon, enemy, guard, Haganah, headquarters, IDF, Israeli Defense Force, legion, militia, mujahadeen, mujahadein, mujahadin, mujahedeen, mujahedin, mujahideen, mujahidin, naval unit, phalanx, Republican Guard, reserves, spearhead, task force, trip wire

Tilhører disse specifikke termerman, military man, military personnel, serviceman

Tilhører disse overordnede termerarmed service, military service, service

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

6. force (om handling) an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)violence

Mindre specifikke termeraggression, hostility

Mere specifikke termerdomestic violence, public violence, riot, road rage

7. force (om person) one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mysterious presence of an evil power.
May the force be with you.
The forces of evil.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)power

Mindre specifikke termercausal agency, causal agent, cause

Mere specifikke termerinfluence, juggernaut, Moloch, steamroller

8. force (om gruppe) a group of people having the power of effective action

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe joined forces with a band of adventurers.

Mindre specifikke termersocial group

9. force (om egenskab) (of a law) having legal validity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe law is still in effect.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)effect

Mindre specifikke termervalidity, validness

Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

10. force (om handling) a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe shortstop got the runner at second on a force.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)force out, force play, force-out

Mindre specifikke termerputout

Overordnet emneområdebaseball, baseball game

Engelsk udsagnsord: force

1. force (om adfærd) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe forced him to take a job in the city.
He squeezed her for information.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey force him to write the letter

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)coerce, hale, pressure, squeeze

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something

Mindre specifikke termercompel, obligate, oblige

Mere specifikke termerbludgeon, bring oneself, dragoon, drive, railroad, sandbag, squeeze for, steamroll, steamroller, terrorise, terrorize, turn up the heat, turn up the pressure

Medføreract, move

2. force (om tilvejebringelse) urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate

Eksempler på anvendelseThey force him to write the letter

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)impel

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termercause, do, make

3. force (om bevægelse) move with force,

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe pushed the table into a corner.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)push

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

Mere specifikke termerbeat back, drive, drive, flick, force back, jam, jerk, jostle, muscle into, nose, nudge, obtrude, poke at, press, prod, push, push aside, push away, push back, push out, push up, repel, repulse, shove, shove, shove, squeeze, stuff, thrust, thrust, thrust out, tip, topple, tumble

Kan forårsagemove, press

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningpush

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)draw, pull, force

4. force (om kommunikation) impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe forced her diet fads on him.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)thrust

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something on somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something

Mindre specifikke termercompel, obligate, oblige

Mere specifikke termerstick, sting

5. force (om relation) squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI squeezed myself into the corner.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)squeeze, wedge

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

Mere specifikke termercompact, compress, impact, pack together

6. force (om relation) force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe rammed her mind into focus.
He drives me mad.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)drive, ram

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerthrust

Mere specifikke termertoe, toenail

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdrive, drive

7. force (om relation) cause to move by pulling

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDraw a wagon.
Pull a sled.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)draw, pull

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

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

Mere specifikke termerabduct, adduct, attract, cart, drag, drag, draw, draw in, hale, haul, jerk, pick, pick off, pluck, pluck, plunk, pull, pull back, pull in, pull off, stretch, tug, tweak, twitch, winch, yank

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdraw, pull, pull

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)push, force

8. force (om relation) do forcibly; exert force

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDon't force it!.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeract, move

Mere specifikke termerpull

9. force (om relation) take by force

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningStorm the fort.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)storm

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerpenetrate, perforate

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