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 :
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1. Advocate (v.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
Definition: a piece of equipment that helps you to do something
Example: teaching aids, such as books and videos
3. Alternative (adj.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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 ( پزشکیadj)
Definition: far away
Example: She could hear the distant sound of fireworks exploding.
11. Eliminate (v.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
Definition: do something instead of other things
Synonym: choose, prefer
Example: Most of the people opt for bicycles nowadays.
19.Proportion (n.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.) پزشکی
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.