earnest

{'ə:nist}
I. 1. сериозен, задълбочен, добросъвестен, ревностен
2. искрен, убеден
3. настойчив, горещ (за молба и пр.)
II. n in EARNEST сериозно, не на шега
are you in EARNEST? сериозно ли говориш? не се ли шегуваш? in real/good EARNEST сериозно, не на шега
III. 1. търг. капаро, депозит
2. разг. гаранция, залог
to give an EARNEST of one's talent давам доказателство за заложбите си
an EARNEST of more to come гаранция/залог за бъдещето, залог за добро бъдеще
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{'ъ:nist} а 1. сериозен; задълбочен; добросьвестен, ревностен(2) {'ъ:nist} n: in earnest сериозно, не на шега; are you in earnest? сер{3} {'ъ:nist} n 1. тьрг. капаро; депозит; 2. разг. гаранция,
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съвестен; убеден; ревностен; гаранция; депозит; залог; задълбочен; капаро; настойчив;
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1. an earnest of more to come гаранция/залог за бъдещето, залог за добро бъдеще 2. are you in earnest? сериозно ли говориш? не се ли шегуваш? in real/good earnest сериозно, не на шега 3. i. сериозен, задълбочен, добросъвестен, ревностен 4. ii. n in earnest сериозно, не на шега 5. iii. търг. капаро, депозит 6. to give an earnest of one's talent давам доказателство за заложбите си 7. искрен, убеден 8. настойчив, горещ (за молба и пр.) 9. разг. гаранция, залог
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earnest[´ə:nist] I. adj 1. сериозен; задълбочен; (добро)съвестен; ревностен; \earnest efforts сериозни (упорити) усилия; 2. искрен, убеден; 3. настойчив, горещ (за молба и пр.); FONT face=Times_Deutsch}}◊ adv earnestly; II. n: in \earnest сериозно, не на шега; to work in real (good) \earnest работя сериозно (не на шега). III. n 1. търг. капаро; депозит; 2. разг. гаранция, залог; проба; to give an \earnest of o.'s talent доказвам таланта си; an \earnest of more to come гаранция (залог) за бъдещето, залог за добро бъдеще.

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  • Earnest — Ear nest, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. F. arrhes, L. arra, arrha, arrhabo, Gr. arrabw n, of Semitic origin, cf. Heb. [=e]r[=a]v[=o]n; or perh. fr. W. ernes, akin to Gael. earlas, perh. fr. L. arra. Cf. {Arles}, {Earles penny}.] 1. Something given, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Earnest — Ear nest, a. 1. Ardent in the pursuit of an object; eager to obtain or do; zealous with sincerity; with hearty endeavor; heartfelt; fervent; hearty; used in a good sense; as, earnest prayers. [1913 Webster] An earnest advocate to plead for him.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earnest — ear·nest / ər nəst/ n [Anglo French ernes(t) erles, alteration of Old French erres, plural of erre pledge, earnest, alteration of Latin arra, short for arrabo, from Greek arrhabōn, of Semitic origin]: something of value given by a buyer to a… …   Law dictionary

  • Earnest — Ear nest ([ e]r n[e^]st), n. [AS. eornost, eornest; akin to OHG. ernust, G. ernst; cf. Icel. orrosta battle, perh. akin to Gr. orny nai to excite, L. oriri to rise.] Seriousness; reality; fixed determination; eagerness; intentness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earnest — earnest1 [ʉr′nist] adj. [ME ernest < OE eornoste < eornost, earnestness, zeal, akin to Ger ernst, seriousness (OHG ernust) < IE base * er , to set oneself in motion, arouse > RUN] 1. serious and intense; not joking or playful; zealous …   English World dictionary

  • Earnest — Ear nest, v. t. To use in earnest. [R.] [1913 Webster] To earnest them [our arms] with men. Pastor Fido (1602). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earnest — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ intensely serious. ● in earnest Cf. ↑in earnest DERIVATIVES earnestly adverb earnestness noun. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • earnest — from O.E. eornoste (adj.) zealous, or from O.E. noun eornost seriousness, serious intent (surviving only in the phrase in earnest), from P.Gmc. *ern vigor, briskness (Cf. O.S. ernust, O.H.G. arnust seriousness, firmness, struggle, Ger. Ernst… …   Etymology dictionary

  • earnest — adj *serious, solemn, grave, somber, sober, sedate, staid Analogous words: zealous, enthusiastic, passionate (see corresponding nouns at PASSION): diligent, *busy, industrious, assiduous, sedulous: *sincere, wholehearted, whole souled Antonyms:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • earnest — [adj1] very enthusiastic ardent, busy, devoted, diligent, eager, fervent, fervid, heartfelt, impassioned, industrious, keen, passionate, perseverant, purposeful, sedulous, sincere, urgent, vehement, warm, wholehearted, zealous; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • earnest — ear|nest1 [ˈə:nıst US ˈə:r ] adj [: Old English; Origin: eornost] very serious and sincere ▪ a rather earnest young man ▪ Matthews was in earnest conversation with a young girl. ▪ an earnest desire to offer something useful to society earnest… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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