مرکز مطالعات و توسعه آموزش علوم پزشکی. Wordlist 8 Giving Nature a Hand. 1. Advocate (v.) Definition: to publicly support or suggest an idea, development or way of doing something Synonym : support, advise, prescribe Example : She advocates taking a more long-term view. Word Family :
مرکز مطالعات و توسعه آموزش علوم پزشکی
1. Advocate (v.)
Definition: to publicly support or suggest an idea, development or way of doing something
Synonym: support, advise, prescribe
Example: She advocates taking a more long-term view.
2. Aid (n.)
Definition: a piece of equipment that helps you to do something
Example: teaching aids, such as books and videos
3. Alternative (adj.)
Definition: affording a choice of two or more things, propositions, or courses of action.
Example: an alternative route
al·ter·na·tive·ness, al·ter·na·tiv·i·ty, noun
4. Ancestor (n.)
Definition: a person related to you who lived a long time ago
Example: There were portraits of his ancestors on the walls of the room.
5. Burial (n.)
Definition: the act of putting a dead body into the ground, or the ceremony connected with this
Synonym: funeral, entombment
Example: We went back to Ireland for my uncle's burial.
6. Combine (v.)
Definition: to (cause to) exist together, or join together to make a single thing or group
Synonym:amalgamate, merge, unite
Example: None of us has much money so let's combine what we've got.
in·ter·com·bine, verb (used with object), in·ter·com·bined, in·ter·com·bin·ing.
pre·com·bine, verb, pre·com·bined, pre·com·bin·ing.
re·com·bine, verb, re·com·bined, re·com·bin·ing.
7. Component (n.)
Definition: a part which combines with other parts to form something bigger
Synonym:part, element, ingredient, section
Example: The factory supplies electrical components for cars.
8. Confine (v.)
Definition: to limit an activity, person or problem in some way
Synonym: limit, restrict
Example: Let's confine our discussion to the matter in question, please!
con·fin·a·ble, con·fine·a·ble, adjective
pre·con·fine, verb (used with object), pre·con·fined, pre·con·fin·ing.
9. Discrimination (n.)
Definition: an act or instance of discriminating, or of making a distinction.
Synonym: differentiation, distinction
Example: His sharp ears has a great discrimination power.
10. Distant (adj)
Definition: far away
Example: She could hear the distant sound of fireworks exploding.
11. Eliminate (v.)
Definition: to remove or take away
Synonym:remove, get rid of, wipe out
Example: A move towards healthy eating could help eliminate heart disease.
pre·e·lim·i·nate, verb (used with object), pre·e·lim·i·nat·ed, pre·e·lim·i·nat·ing.
12. Evaluation (n.)
Definition: to judge or calculate the quality, importance, amount or value of something
Synonym: assessment, judgment
Example: We shall need to evaluate how the new material stands up to wear and tear.
13. Exploration (n.)
Definition: when you search and find out about something
Synonym:investigation, study, inquiry
Example: The exploration for new sources of energy is vital for the future of our planet.
14. Impose (v.)
Definition: to officially force a rule, tax, punishment, etc. to be obeyed or received
Synonym: force, thrust, inflict
Example: Very high taxes have recently been imposed on cigarettes.
o·ver·im·pose, verb (used with object), o·ver·im·posed, o·ver·im·pos·ing.
pre·im·pose, verb (used with object), pre·im·posed, pre·im·pos·ing.
re·im·pose, verb, re·im·posed, re·im·pos·ing.
15. Improve (v.)
Definition: to (cause something to) get better
Synonym:advance, progress, develop
Example: He did a lot to improve conditions for factory workers.
im·prov·a·bil·i·ty, im·prov·a·ble·ness, noun
pre·im·prove, verb (used with object), pre·im·proved, pre·im·prov·ing.
16. Inconvenience (n.)
Definition: a state or an example of problems or trouble, which often causes a delay or loss of comfort
Synonym: trouble, problem,
Example: We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the late arrival of the train.
17. Objective (n.)
Definition: something which you plan to do or achieve
Synonym:aim, intention, target
Example: Her main/prime objective now is simply to stay in power.
18. Opt for (v.)
Definition: do something instead of other things
Synonym: choose, prefer
Example: Most of the people opt for bicycles nowadays.
Definition: the number or amount of a group or part of something when compared to the whole
Synonym:portion, amount, quantity
Example: Children make up a large proportion of the world's population.
re·pro·por·tion, verb (used with object)
20. Sum (n.)
Definition: an amount of money
Synonym:amount, quantity, volume
Example: Huge sums of money are spent on national defense.
out·sum, verb (used with object), out·summed, out·sum·ming.
21. Suspend (v.)
Definition: to hang by attachment to something above.
Synonym:hang, sling, swing
Example: to suspend a chandelier from the ceiling.
pre·sus·pend, verb (used with object)
22. Voluntary (adj.)
Definition: done, made or given willingly, without being forced or paid to do it
Synonym:optional, discretionary, non-compulsory
Example: They chose to take voluntary redundancy.