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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations strong: /ˈɔːr/, weak: /ər/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɔr; unstressed ɚ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'OR': (ôr); 'or': (ôr; unstressed ər)


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OR,
Oregon
abbr
US (Oregon: US state) (afkorting: één van de staten van de V.S.)Oregon zn het
 I live in Portland, OR.
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of vw (tussen twee dingen)or conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  either conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Wil je koffie of thee?
ofwel vw (of)either, or conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
dan wel vw (of dat)or conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
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alles of niets uitdr. (belangrijke keuze met maar twee uitkomsten)all or nothing exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
een snoepje of ik schiet! tw (halloween ) (Halloween)Trick or treat! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
erop of eronder bw+vw+bw (het lukt of het lukt niet)all or nothing exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  hit or miss exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
geen mitsen en maren! tw (niet tegenstribbelen!) (informal)no ifs ands or buts interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
iets van vn+vz (ongeveer)about, around advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  more or less advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
kop of munt frase (lotingsprocedure)heads or tails exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
maken of breken frase figuurlijk (stimuleren of tegenwerken) (figurative)make or break exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
nu of nooit bw (dit is het moment)now or never advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
Of anders! ,
Replace: En anders
tw
(uitroep van dreiging)Or what! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  What if! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
of beter gezegd,
Replace: of eerder gezegd
tw
(uitroep ter aanvulling)or rather conj + adv
  or more accurately, or more precisely conj + adj + adv
of liever tw (uitroep ter aanvulling)or rather conj + adv
of zoiets tw (of iets dergelijks)or something conj + pron
op de een of andere manier bw (op enigerlei wijze)in one way or another advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
op goed geluk bw (lukraak, blindelings)at a venture advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (informal)hit-or-miss advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
pompen of verzuipen frase figuurlijk (hard werken of falen) (figurative)sink or swim v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
staan of vallen met ww+vw+ww (afhankelijk zijn van) (figurative)stand or fall by v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
zwart-wit bn (ongenuanceerd)black-and-white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  either-or adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
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or conj (connects alternatives)of vw
  (formeel, ambtelijk)dan wel vw
 Do you want the green or the blue?
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or conj (connects alternative terms for [sth])ofwel, oftewel, of ook wel, of vw
 The islands are known as The Falklands, or Las Islas Malvinas.
or conj (correlative) (exclusieve keuze)ofwel, of vw
 You should either call him or send him an email.
or conj (correction)of beter, of beter gezegd vw
  of eerder, of eerder gezegd vw
 I don't like coffee. Or I do, but only when it's very weak.
or conj (approximation)of, à vw
 I'll be back in two or three minutes.
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OR | or
EngelsNederlands
bail [sb] or [sth] out,
bail out [sb] or [sth] UK: bale [sb] or [sth] out,
bale out [sb] or [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
informal, figurative (help with money)d.m.v. subsidie redden overg.ww
 The government bailed out many large banks during the recession.
look upon [sth] or [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (regard, consider: as)beschouwen overg.ww
  (figuurlijk)zien overg.ww
 I look upon television as a bad influence.
look upon [sth] or [sb] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." literary (gaze at, take in)kijken naar ww + vz
  bekijken overg.ww
rise against [sth] or [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (resist, protest against)in opstand komen tegen frase
 The slaves plan to rise against their masters.
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OR | or
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approach,
approach [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(move closer: space) (in ruimte)benaderen overg.ww
 The boxer approached his opponent carefully.
at ease with [sb] or [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (comfortable)op zijn / haar gemak bw
back,
back [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(wager on)wedden op, geld inzetten op, gokken op ww + vz
 Which horse should we back?
belay,
belay [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(secure with a rope)vastbinden, vastsjorren overg.ww
belay,
belay [sth] or [sb]
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
([sth] to which a rope can be secured)klamp nw de
chloroform [sb] or [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make unconscious using chloroform)met chloroform verdoven overg. uitdr.
class,
class [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(classify)classificeren, classifiëren, indelen overg. ww
 The biologist is going to class the plant.
cut,
cut [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(slice into)opensnijden overg.ww
 The doctor cut the patient to begin his surgery.
disfavor,
disfavor [sb] or [sth],
UK: disfavour,
disfavour [sb] or [sth]
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (dislike, disapproval)afkeuring, afwijzing nw de, ont.
disfavor,
disfavor [sb] or [sth],
UK: disfavour,
disfavour [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
US (dislike, disapprove of)afkeuren, afwijzen overg.ww
do or die exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." figurative (critical situation) (figuurlijk)pompen of verzuipen frase
 It's do or die for our team today.
double or quits,
also UK: double or nothing
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(gambling: type of bet) (kaartspel)alles of niets nw het, ont.
double-or-quits,
also UK: double-or-nothing
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(bet: risk is double)alles of niets nw als bn
 I won $100 in a double-or-nothing bet.
either,
either or
conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
(one or another)of, ofwel vw
 Either we stop now or we go all the way.
either/or,
either-or
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal (with two choices)of-of bn
Opmerking: The issue often is presented as an either/or proposition: either you eagerly accept all technology, or you are behind the times.
 The issue often is presented as an either/or proposition: either you eagerly accept all technology, or you are behind the times.
enmesh,
enmesh [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(tangle up, involve)verstrikken overg.ww
eviscerate,
eviscerate [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
literal (disembowel, gut)van de ingewanden ontdoen overg.ww
eviscerate,
eviscerate [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
figurative (remove the substance of)ontkrachten, verzwakken overg.ww
fight,
fight [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(struggle against, try to defeat)het opnemen tegen, in een strijd verwikkeld zijn met ww voorz.
 She fought the government and won.
gladden,
gladden [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(cheer, make happier)blij maken, opvrolijken, vrolijk stemmen overg.ww
grab,
grab [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(seize)pakken, grijpen, vastnemen, vastgrijpen, vastpakken overg.ww
 He grabbed my hand and pulled me away.
grade,
grade [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(education: award a grade to)een cijfer geven
  beoordelen overg. ww
 The professor graded the performance an A+.
grade,
grade [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(classify)klasseren, rangschikken overg.ww
 People are sometimes graded according to socio-economic status.
hit-or-miss,
hit-and-miss
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal (variable)lukraak, toevallig bn
 You stand a better chance of losing weight if you have an eating plan rather than a hit-or-miss approach.
in one way or another advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (somehow, by some means)op de één of andere manier bw
know a thing or two v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (be experienced in [sth](informeel)het één en ander afweten van frase
 After 20 years on the job, he knows a thing or two about construction.
learn a thing or two v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (become knowledgeable)ergens iets van opsteken, ergens iets van leren frase
  het één en ander leren frase
 Stick around and watch; you may learn a thing or two.
lick,
lick [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
slang, figurative (defeat) (figuurlijk)een pak slaag geven overg.ww
  (informeel, fig.)afdrogen, kloppen overg.ww
  verslaan overg.ww
lose sight of [sth] or [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (no longer see)uit het oog verliezen, uit het zicht raken frase
 We lost sight of that boat when it went around the bend in the river.
make heads or tails of [sth] (US),
make head or tail of [sth],
make head nor tail of [sth] (UK)
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(understand [sth](figuurlijk)ergens geen touw aan vast kunnen knopen overg.uitdr.
Opmerking: Usually in the negative.
make or break [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (cause success, failure)maken of breken, staan of vallen frase
 That critic's reviews can make or break a new restaurant.
make-or-break adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (success or failure)alles of niets, erop of eronder bw
 It is make or break time for the store after two years of declining sales.
memorialize,
memorialize [sth] or [sb],
UK: memorialise [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(commemorate)herdenken overg.ww
no ifs,
ands,
or buts
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
informal (no excuses are permitted) (informeel)geen mitsen en maren, zonder gemaar, geen gemaar frase
 I need you to finish that report today, no ifs, ands or buts.
not lose sight of [sth] or [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (keep in view)niet uit het oog verliezen frase
 Do not lose sight of your children around water.
now or never exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (final chance)nu of nooit frase
 You have to decide, it's now or never if you want to go to the concert.
one hundred or so adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (about a hundred)zo'n honderd frase
 It's a middle-sized plane, with one hundred or so seats.
or else advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (otherwise, if not)of anders, anders bw
 Choose ham and eggs, or else ham and cheese.
or else interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing a threat) (informeel)Of anders! En anders! tw
 You will do as I say, or else!
overstretch,
overstretch [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(subject to strain, work too hard) (figuurlijk)overbelasten overg.ww
overstretch,
overstretch [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(make stretch too far, strain)te ver rekken, overrekken overg.ww
overvalue,
overvalue [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
figurative (place too much importance on) (figuurlijk)overschatten overg.ww
overvalue,
overvalue [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
literal (set too high a price for) (letterlijk)overschatten overg.ww
oxygenate [sth] or [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (patient: give oxygen to)zuurstof toedienen nw + overg. ww
prepare,
prepare [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(make ready)voorbereiden overg.ww
 Before you plant seeds, you need to prepare the ground.
profile,
profile [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(describe)beschrijven, profileren overg.ww
  (figuurlijk)schetsen overg.ww
punch,
punch [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(hit with fist)slaan, een vuistslag geven overg.ww
reexamine [sth] or [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (study or inspect again)opnieuw inspecteren bw + overg. ww
  opnieuw onderzoeken bw+overg. ww
release,
release [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(let go of, stop grasping)loslaten, laten gaan overg.ww
 The father released his hold on his daughter when she saw grandma.
saw,
saw [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(cut with a saw)zagen, doorzagen overg.ww
 The magician sawed his assistant in half.
sequester,
sequester [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(put in isolation)isoleren, afzonderen overg.ww
sequester,
sequester [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(confiscate)in beslag nemen, confisqueren overg.ww
shade [sb] or [sth] (from [sth]) vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (shelter, protect from sun)beschermen, beschutten overg.ww
  afschermen overg.ww
sink or swim v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (fail or succeed) (figuurlijk)pompen of verzuipen frase
 It's sink or swim with this final exam.
somehow or other advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in an undetermined way)op de één of andere manier bw
 Jan studied the cliff face, determined to scale it somehow or other.
sooner or later advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at some time in the future)vroeg of laat bw
 Keep up your life of crime and sooner or later you'll end up in prison!
strike,
strike [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(hit)slaan, raken overg.ww
 The boxer struck his opponent.
strike,
strike [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(crash into)raken overg.ww
  botsen tegen ww+vz
 The car struck the guardrail.
strike,
strike [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(fall on) (licht)vallen op ww + vz
 Light struck his face.
strike,
strike [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(lightning: hit)inslaan onoverg.ww
 Lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
stroke,
stroke [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(pass hand over)aaien, strelen overg.ww
 She stroked the cat's fur.
tap,
tap [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(poke or pat)tikken overg.ww
tap,
tap [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
abbr, informal (wiretap, bug)afluisteren, aftappen overg.ww
transfer,
transfer [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(convey from place to place)overbrengen overg. ww
 The manager transferred the box of shoes to the other warehouse.
trick or treat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Halloween tradition) (Halloween)een snoepje of ik schiet frase
 Trick or treat's the only thing I like about Hallowe'en.
Trick or treat! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (at Halloween) (Halloween)een snoepje of ik schiet! tw
 The kids knocked on the door and shouted: "Trick or treat!"
turn,
turn to [sb] or [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(direct attention toward) (aandacht)richten overg. ww
 They turned their attention to the speaker.
weigh,
weigh [sth] or [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(measure weight of)wegen overg.ww
  het gewicht bepalen van ww+vz
without rhyme or reason advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (inexplicably) (figuurlijk)zonder kop of staart, in het wilde weg bw
 He yells at me without rhyme or reason, and I just can't understand why.
without rhyme or reason adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (inexplicable)onzinnig, onbegrijpelijk bn
 Your belief that Daisy doesn't like you is without rhyme or reason; she's never done anything to make you think that.
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