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kimeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb

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kimeru

English Meaning(s) for 決める

ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to decide; to choose; to determine; to make up one's mind; to resolve; to set one's heart on; to settle; to arrange; to set; to appoint; to fix
  2. to clinch (a victory); to decide (the outcome of a match)
  3. to persist in doing; to go through with
  4. to always do; to have made a habit of (as 決めている)
  5. to take for granted; to assume
  6. to dress up; to dress to kill; to dress to the nines
  7. to carry out successfully (a move in sports, a pose in dance, etc.); to succeed in doing
  8. to immobilize with a double-arm lock (in sumo, judo, etc.)
  9. to eat or drink something; to take illegal drugs

Definition and Synonyms for 決める

Limit the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
Synonyms: きり, ぎめ, リミット, 極める, 決め, 決める, 限り, 限る, 限度, 限界
Resolve reach a decision
Synonyms: 思い立つ, 決する, 決める, 決定, 決心, 決意, 決断
Set fix conclusively or authoritatively
Synonyms: 決する, 決める, 決定, 決定づける, 確定
Shape shape or influence
Synonyms: とかく, どよめく, 作用, 係る, 働きかける, 動かす, 反映, 左右, 形作る, 形成, 影響, 感化, 成型, 決する, 決める, 決定, 決定づける, 規定, 関わる, 響く
Vitally to a vital degree
Synonyms: この上なく, 極めて, 極める, 決める, 絶対, 誠に
Peak to reach the highest point
Synonyms: 極める, 決める
Decide reach, make, or come to a decision about something
Synonyms: 思い定める, 決する, 決める, 決定, 決心, 決意, 決断
Decide influence or determine
Synonyms: 決する, 決める, 決定, 決定づける, 確定, 解決
Set decide upon or fix definitely
Synonyms: 局限, 指定, 決する, 決める, 決定, 確定, 限定, 限局
Resolve reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
Synonyms: 取り決める, 決める, 決定, 決断, 決議, 結論, 結論づける, 論結, 議決
Rule prescribed guide for conduct or action
Synonyms: ぎめ, ルール, しゃくる, 典則, 基準, 定め, 定める, , 正規, 決め, 決まり, 決まる, 決める, , 法令, 法例, 法則, 法度, 準則, 準縄, 約束, 縄墨, 規則, 規定, 規律, 規矩
Really used as intensifiers
Synonyms: いと, いと, ごく, そう, そう, とと, あまり, いっそ, いとも, いとも, ずんと, とても, よほど, ありあり, いかにも, おおきに, さばかり, すこぶる, ずいぶん, たいして, たいそう, たっぷり, つくづく, どうにも, はなはだ, まさしく, めっきり, よっぽど, それはそれは, 世にも, 事実, 余る, 大いに, 大変, , , , , その実, 実に, 実は, 実際に, 思い切り, 思い切る, 悉皆, , , 最も, 本当, 本当に, 果たて, 根から, 根っから, , 極めて, 極める, 正しい, 正しく, 正身, 決める, 現に, 痛い, , , 真実, 結構, 至極, 良い, , 誠に, 重々, 非常に
Super to an extreme degree
Synonyms: いる, いる, ごく, いとも, いとも, とても, ひどい, ひどく, むごい, やたら, こよない, こよなく, ごくごく, さばかり, すこぶる, ずいぶん, たいそう, とびきり, はなはだ, めっぽう, よくよく, 一方ならず, 世にも, 大いに, 大変, , 最も, 果たて, , 極めて, 極める, 極度, 決める, 甚く, 痛い, 至極, 非常, 非常に
Highly to a high degree or extent
Synonyms: いい, いる, いる, ごく, よく, いとも, いとも, かなり, たまる, とても, ひどい, ひどく, よほど, こよない, こよなく, ごくごく, さばかり, したたか, すこぶる, ずいぶん, たいそう, とびきり, なかなか, はなはだ, めっきり, めっぽう, メキメキ, ことのほか, たまらない, 世にも, 何より, 大変, 好く, 実に, 思い切り, 思い切る, , 最も, 果たて, , 極めて, 極める, 極度, 決める, 甚く, 痛い, 至る, 至って, 至極, 良い, 誠に, 非常, 非常に, 高度
Shape give direction to
Synonyms: とかく, どよめく, 作用, 係る, 働きかける, 動かす, 反映, 左右, 形作る, 形成, 影響, 感化, 成型, 決する, 決める, 決定, 決定づける, 規定, 関わる, 響く
Highly favorably or with much respect
Synonyms: いい, いる, いる, ごく, よく, いとも, いとも, かなり, たまる, とても, ひどい, ひどく, よほど, こよない, こよなく, ごくごく, さばかり, したたか, すこぶる, ずいぶん, たいそう, とびきり, なかなか, はなはだ, めっきり, めっぽう, メキメキ, ことのほか, たまらない, 世にも, 何より, 大変, 好く, 実に, 思い切り, 思い切る, , 最も, 果たて, , 極めて, 極める, 極度, 決める, 甚く, 痛い, 至る, 至って, 至極, 良い, 誠に, 非常, 非常に, 高度
Peak attain maximum intensity, activity
Synonyms: 極める, 決める

Meanings for each kanji in 決める

decide; fix; agree upon; appoint Kanji Details »

Categories 決める is a member of

Select pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
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Decide reach, make, or come to a decision about something
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Shape shape or influence
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Hold be in accord
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Make give rise to
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Instruction a message describing how something is to be done
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Hit reach a destination, either real or abstract
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Indefinite Quantity an estimated quantity
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 決める

Conjugations for 決める

masu stem
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kime
Negative stem
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kime
te-form
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kimete
Negative te-form
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kimenakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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kimenaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimenai
Past Indicative Form
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kimeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimenakatta
Presumptive Form
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kimeyou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimemasen
Past Indicative Form
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kimemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimemasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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kimemashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimetai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimetakunai
Past Indicative Form
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kimetakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimetakunakatta
Adjective stem
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kimeta
te-form
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kimetakute
Negative te-form
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kimetakunakute
Adverbial Form
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kimetaku
Provisional Form
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kimetakereba
Provisional Negative Form
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kimetakunakereba
Conditional Form
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kimetakattara
Conditional Negative Form
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kimetakunakattara
Objective Form
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kimetasa
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimero
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimenasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimenakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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kimenakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimetara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimenakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimetari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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kimerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimerarenakatta
masu-stem
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kimerare
te-form
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kimerarete
Negative te-form
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kimerarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kimeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimeraremasendeshita
Colloquial Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimereru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimerenai
Past Indicative Form
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kimereta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimerenakatta
te-form
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kimerete
Negative te-form
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kimerenakute
Colloquial Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimeremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimeremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kimeremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimeremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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kimerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimerarenakatta
masu stem
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kimerare
te-form
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kimerarete
Negative te-form
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kimerarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kimeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimeraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimesaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimesasenai
Past Indicative Form
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kimesaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimesasenakatta
masu stem
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kimesase
te-form
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kimesasete
Negative te-form
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kimesasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimesasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimesasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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kimesasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimesasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimesaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimesaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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kimesaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimesaserarenakatta
masu stem
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kimesaserare
te-form
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kimesaserarete
Negative te-form
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kimesaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kimesaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimesaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kimesaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kimesaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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kimen
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimezu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimenu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kimezaru

Sample Sentences for 決める

The man in charge of the merry-go-round decided to make sure everything was working properly.
She decided to keep a diary.
Having lots of free time, I've decided to study French.
Read both sides and then decide for yourself.
The price is up to you.

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