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[つか(使)·]
tsukau
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[つか()·]
tsukau

English Meaning(s) for 使う

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of; to put to use
  2. to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to employ; to handle; to manage; to manipulate
  3. to use (time, money, etc.); to spend; to consume
  4. to use (language); to speak

Definition and Synonyms for 使う

Errand a short trip that is taken in the performance of a necessary task or mission
Synonyms: お使い, 使い, 使う, 使い走り
Exercise the act of using
Synonyms: 使い, 使う, 使用, 利用, 活用
Use Up use up (resources or materials)
Synonyms: 使う, 擦り切る, 消耗, 消費, 費やす, 費消
Employ put into service
Synonyms: 使う, 使用, 働く, 働かす, 働かせる, 利する, 利用, 役する, 役立つ, 役立てる, 用いる, 行使, 運用
Tamer an animal trainer who tames wild animals
Synonyms: 使い, 使う
Serve be used by
Synonyms: 使う
Ply use diligently
Synonyms: 使う
Spend pay out
Synonyms: 使う, 支出, 消費, 費やす
Practice avail oneself to
Synonyms: 使う, 使用, 働く, 働かす, 働かせる, 充てる, 利かす, 利用, 実行, 実践, 実践躬行, 履行, 引き当てる, 当てる, 当てはめる, 役立つ, 役立てる, 活用, 満つ, 用いる, 行う, 行ずる, 運用, 適用
Accept be designed to hold or take
Synonyms: かかる, いただく, 乗る, 仰ぐ, 使う, 収める, 取る, 取り上げる, 受け取る, 召す, 得る, 挟み上げる, 捕る, 採る
Employ make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
Synonyms: 使う, 使用, 働く, 働かす, 働かせる, 利する, 利用, 役する, 役立つ, 役立てる, 用いる, 行使, 運用
Serve as of a utility
Synonyms: 使う

Meanings for each kanji in 使う

» use

Categories 使う is a member of

Trip a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
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Activity any specific behavior
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Employ put into service
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Pay give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
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Spend pay out
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Be have the quality of being
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Animal Trainer one who trains or exhibits animals
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Go perform as expected when applied
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 使う

Conjugations for 使う

masu stem
[つか(使)·]
tsukai
Negative stem
[つか(使)·]
tsukawa
te-form
[つか(使)··]
tsukatte
Negative te-form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)·]
tsukau
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawanai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawanakatta
Presumptive Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaimasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·······]
tsukaimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukaimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukaitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukaitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·······]
tsukaitakunakatta
Adjective stem
[つか(使)··]
tsukaita
te-form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaitakute
Negative te-form
[つか(使)······]
tsukaitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaitaku
Provisional Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukaitakereba
Provisional Negative Form
[つか(使)·······]
tsukaitakunakereba
Conditional Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukaitakattara
Conditional Negative Form
[つか(使)········]
tsukaitakunakattara
Objective Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaitasa
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)·]
tsukae
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukainasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaenai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukaenakatta
masu-stem
[つか(使)·]
tsukae
te-form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaete
Negative te-form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaemasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·······]
tsukaemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawarenai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawarenakatta
masu stem
[つか(使)··]
tsukaware
te-form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawarete
Negative te-form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)········]
tsukawaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasenai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawasenakatta
masu stem
[つか(使)··]
tsukawase
te-form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawasete
Negative te-form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)········]
tsukawasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·······]
tsukawasarenakatta
masu stem
[つか(使)···]
tsukawasare
te-form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasarete
Negative te-form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·········]
tsukawasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukawan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukawazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukawanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawazaru

Sample Sentences for 使う

This car is used by my father.
We use the same classroom for two different groups of students each day.
Is using fingers uncivilized?
Would you mind my using this dictionary?
The general use of forks for eating started in the tenth century A.D.

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