avslutte

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish, a compound word of av (off) and slutte (close, conclude, finish), probably a loan-translation from Middle Low German (compare German abschließen).

VerbEdit

avslutte (present tense avslutter; past tense avsluttet/avslutta; past participle avsluttet/avslutta; present participle avsluttende; imperative avslutt)

  1. to finish, end
    De valgte å avslutte forholdet.
    They chose to end the relationship.
    Gudstjenesten ble avsluttet med stille bønn.
    The (church) service was concluded with a silent prayer.
    Løperen startet rolig men avsluttet med en kjempespurt.
    The runner started out slowly but finished with a huge spurt.
  2. complete, to close (shut down, bring to a state of completion)
    Endelig fikk de avsluttet handelen.
    They finally closed the deal.
    Hvordan avslutter man dette programmet?
    How do you close this program?

SynonymsEdit

  • (finish, end) avrunde, ende, komme sist, runde av, saldere, tilendebringe
  • (complete, close) besegle, bli ferdig med, fullende, fullbyrde, legge siste hånd på, bringe i havn

Derived termsEdit

  • avsluttende

Related termsEdit

  • slutte av

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via Norwegian Bokmål from Danish, a compound word of av (off) and slutte (close, conclude, finish), probably a loan-translation from [[Middle Low German]] (compare German abschließen).

VerbEdit

avslutte (present tense avsluttar; past tense avslutta; past participle avslutta; present participle avsluttande; imperative avslutt)

  1. to finish, end
    Dei valde å avslutte forholdet.
    They chose to end the relationship.
    Gudstenesta vart avslutta med stille bønn.
    The (church) service was concluded with a silent prayer.
    Løparen starta roleg men avslutta med ein kjempespurt.
    The runner started out slowly but finished with a huge spurt.
  2. complete, to close (shut down, bring to a state of completion)
    Endelig fekk dei avslutta handelen.
    They finally closed the deal.
    Korleis avsluttar ein dette programmet?
    How do you close this program?

SynonymsEdit

  • (finish, end) avrunde, ende, komme sist/kome sist, runde av, saldere
  • (complete, close) bli ferdig med, fullende, fullbyrde, leggje siste hand på, bringe i hamn

Derived termsEdit

  • avsluttande

Related termsEdit

  • slutte av

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 7 January 2014, at 09:58