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Conjugations for 遅れる

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[おく()··]
okureru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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okureru

English Meaning(s) for 遅れる

ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be late; to be delayed; to fall behind schedule; to be overdue (usu. 遅れる)
  2. to fall behind (in a race, one's studies, etc.); to lag behind; to be behind (the times) (oft. 後れる)
  3. to be bereaved of; to be preceded by (someone) in death (oft. 後れる)
  4. to be slow (of a clock or watch)

Definition and Synonyms for 遅れる

Lag the act of slowing down or falling behind
Synonyms: 減速, 遅れ, 遅れる, 遅延, 遅滞
Survive live longer than
Synonyms: 先立つ, 先立てる, 死に後れる, 残す, 残る, 消え残る, 生き残る, 遅れる, 遺す
Holdup the act of delaying
Synonyms: もたもた, ディレイ, 延び延び, 延滞, 引き延ばし, 引き延ばす, 滞り, 滞る, 繰り延べ, 繰り延べる, 遅れ, 遅れる, 遅延, 遅滞, 預け, 預ける
Late later than usual or than expected
Synonyms: 遅い, 遅く, 遅れる
Fall Back hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
Synonyms: ぐずつく, 遅れる
Trail to lag or linger behind
Synonyms: 遅れる
Holdup inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
Synonyms: もたもた, ディレイ, 延び延び, 延滞, 引き延ばし, 引き延ばす, 滞り, 滞る, 繰り延べ, 繰り延べる, 遅れ, 遅れる, 遅延, 遅滞, 預け, 預ける

Meanings for each kanji in 遅れる

slow; late; back; later Kanji Details »

Categories 遅れる is a member of

Inactivity being inactive
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Holdup the act of delaying
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Fall Back hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
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Follow to travel behind, go after, come after
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 遅れる

Conjugations for 遅れる

masu stem
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okure
Negative stem
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okure
te-form
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okurete
Negative te-form
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okurenakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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okurenaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okureru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okurenai
Past Indicative Form
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okureta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okurenakatta
Presumptive Form
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okureyou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okuremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okuremasen
Past Indicative Form
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okuremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okuremasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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okuremashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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okuretai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okuretakunai
Past Indicative Form
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okuretakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okuretakunakatta
te-form
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okuretakute
Negative te-form
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okuretakunakute
Adverbial Form
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okuretaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okurero
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okurenasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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okurereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okurenakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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okurenakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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okuretara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okurenakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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okuretari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okurerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okurerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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okurerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okurerarenakatta
te-form
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okurerarete
Negative te-form
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okurerarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okureraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okureraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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okureraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okureraremasendeshita
Colloquial Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okurereru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okurerenai
Past Indicative Form
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okurereta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okurerenakatta
te-form
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okurerete
Negative te-form
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okurerenakute
Colloquial Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okureremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okureremasen
Past Indicative Form
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okureremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okureremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okurerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okurerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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okurerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okurerarenakatta
te-form
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okurerarete
Negative te-form
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okurerarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okureraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okureraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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okureraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okureraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okuresaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okuresasenai
Past Indicative Form
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okuresaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okuresasenakatta
te-form
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okuresasete
Negative te-form
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okuresasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okuresasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okuresasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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okuresasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okuresasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okuresaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okuresaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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okuresaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okuresaserarenakatta
te-form
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okuresaserarete
Negative te-form
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okuresaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okuresaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okuresaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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okuresaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okuresaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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okuren
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okurezu
Classical Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okurenu

Sample Sentences for 遅れる

On a rainy morning he left his house early so as to be in time for school.
The plane was delayed on account of bad weather.
This watch is ten minutes slow.
We should read the newspaper so as not to lag behind the times.
Why is it that you are always late?

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