English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fever /'fi:və/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- bệnh sốt
- typhoid fever: sốt thương hàn
- sự xúc động, sự bồn chồn
- to be in a fever of anxiety: bồn chồn lo lắng
- ngoại động từ
- làm xúc động, làm bồn chồn; kích thích
fevers|fevered|fevering'fɪːvə(r)Advanced English Dictionary
+a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
+intense nervous anticipation
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [C, U] a medical condition in which a person has a temperature that is higher than normal: He has a high fever. + Aspirin should help reduce the fever.
2 [C, U] (old-fashioned) (used mainly in compounds) a particular type of disease in which sb has a high temperature: She caught a fever on her travels in Africa, and died.
See also - GLANDULAR FEVER, HAY FEVER, RHEUMATIC FEVER, SCARLET FEVER, YELLOW FEVER
3 [sing.] ~ (of sth) a state of nervous excitement: He waited for her arrival in a fever of impatience.
4 [U] (especially in compounds) great interest or excitement about sth: election fever + World Cup fever has gripped the country.
1 high temperature
She had a very high fever.
| slight | glandular, rheumatic, scarlet, etc.
He suffered from recurrent bouts of fever.
VERB + FEVER
have, run, suffer from
He put his hand to my forehead as if I was running a fever.
| catch, come/go down with, develop
James has gone down with a fever.
| die of | bring down, reduce
drugs which can help to bring down the fever
| be accompanied by
Inflammation is frequently accompanied by fever.
with a ~
He was in bed with a fever. > Special page at ILLNESS
2 nervous excitement
election, World Cup
FEVER + VERB
Election fever suddenly gripped the nation.
in a ~ of
She was in a fever of anxiety about him.
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