Englischer Thesaurus

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of device
Definition
a scheme or plan
His actions are obviously a device to buy time.
in the sense of devise
Definition
to work out (something) in one's mind
We devised a scheme to help him.
Synonyme
in the sense of displace
Definition
to move (something) from its usual place
A strong wind is all it would take to displace the stones.
in the sense of dodge
Definition
a cunning and deceitful trick
It was probably just a dodge to stop you going away.
Synonyme
con (slang),
scam (slang),
wheeze (British, slang),
canard,
fastie (Australian, slang)
in the sense of evasion
Definition
cunning or deception used to dodge a question, duty, etc.
They face accusations from the Opposition Party of evasion and cover-up.
Synonyme
shuffling,
fudging,
evasiveness,
obliqueness,
sophism
in the sense of expedient
Definition
something that achieves a particular purpose
I reduced my spending by the simple expedient of destroying my credit cards.
in the sense of fluctuate
Definition
to change frequently and erratically
Body temperatures can fluctuate when you are ill.
Synonyme
rise and fall,
go up and down,
ebb and flow,
in the sense of fluctuation
Don't worry about tiny fluctuations in your weight.
Synonyme
wavering,
unsteadiness,
inconstancy
in the sense of gang
Definition
an organized group of workmen
a gang of labourers
Synonyme
dream team,
in the sense of get along
You can't get along without money.
Synonyme
make out (informal),
get by (informal)

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The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
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