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[()··()·]
toritsuku
godan verb, intransitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[()···]
toritsuku
[とり()·()·]
toritsuku

Root Words:

[()·り + ()·]
tori + tsuku

English Meaning(s) for 取り付く

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to cling to; to hold on to; to hold fast to
  2. to grapple
  3. to set about doing; to begin; to commence; to undertake
  4. to take hold of; to possess; to haunt (of a demon, thought, emotion, etc.)
  5. to obtain a clue; to get a lead

Definition and Synonyms for 取り付く

Installment the act of installing something (as equipment)
Synonyms: 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り付け, 取り付ける, 据え付け, 据え付ける, 据え置き, 据え置く, 装置, 設置
Commence take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 乗り掛かる, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始める, 始動, 着手, 開始
Hold Close hold firmly, usually with one's hands
Synonyms: すがる, しがみつく, すがりつく, 取りすがる, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 寄りすがる, 抱きつく
Put In set up for use
Synonyms: はむ, はめる, しつらえる, インストール, 仕掛ける, 作り付ける, 備える, 備え付ける, 具す, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り付ける, 据える, 据え付ける, 据え置く, 装備, 装着, 装置, 設ける, 設備, 設定, 設置
Commence get off the ground
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 乗り出す, 乗り掛かる, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 創始, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始める, 始動, 始業, 打ち掛かる, 発動, 発足, 着手, 起動, 踏み出す, 開始
Attempt enter upon an activity or enterprise
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, おっぱじめる, 乗り出す, 乗り掛かる, 乗り掛ける, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 企てる, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, 図る, し始める, 打ち掛かる, 着手, 試す, 試みる
Fit insert or adjust several objects or people
Synonyms: はめる, 取り付く, 取り付ける, 合う, 合す, 合わす, 合わせる, 埋める, 当てはめる, はめ込む
Ghost haunt like a ghost
Synonyms: つきまとう, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り憑く, 巣食う, 憑く
Furnish provide or equip with furniture
Synonyms: しつらえる, 備える, 備え付ける, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り付ける, 設備
Equip provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
Synonyms: しつらえる, 備える, 備え付ける, 具す, 取り付く, 取り付ける, 装備, 装着, 装置, 設備
Approach begin to deal with
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, アプローチ, 乗り出す, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, し始める, 着手
Beginning the first part or section of something
Synonyms: ついで, のっけ, はじめ, スタート, ビギニング, 入口, 冒頭, すべり出し, 出だし, 出始め, 出始める, 出端, 出鼻, 出っ鼻, 初め, 初める, 初期, 初頭, 取っ付く, 取り付く, とば口, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開け, , 序の口, 序盤, 序章, 当初, 最初, 滑り出す
Beginning the time at which something is supposed to begin
Synonyms: のっけ, はじめ, とっつき, ぶっつけ, ぶつける, スタート, しょっぱな, キックオフ, すべり出し, 出だし, 出鼻, 出っ鼻, 初め, 初める, 初っ切り, 初口, 劈頭, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り付け, 口切り, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開き, 幕開け, 当初, 最初, 滑り出す, 発足, 開始, 開幕, 開闢
Ghost pursue
Synonyms: つきまとう, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り憑く, 巣食う, 憑く

Meanings for each kanji in 取り付く

take; fetch; take up Kanji Details »
adhere; attach; refer to; append Kanji Details »

Categories 取り付く is a member of

Adapt make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
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Commence set in motion, cause to start
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Hold have or hold in one's hands or grip
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Set put into a certain place or abstract location
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Initiate take the lead or initiative in
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Preoccupy engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively
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Supply give something useful or necessary to
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Act perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
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Part one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
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Point an instant of time
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Beginning the act of starting something
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Conjugations for 取り付く

masu stem
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toritsuki
Negative stem
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toritsuka
te-form
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toritsuite
Negative te-form
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toritsukanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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toritsukanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsuku
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukanai
Past Indicative Form
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toritsuita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukanakatta
Presumptive Form
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toritsukou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukimasen
Past Indicative Form
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toritsukimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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toritsukimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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toritsukitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukitakunakatta
te-form
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toritsukitakute
Negative te-form
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toritsukitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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toritsukitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsuke
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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toritsukanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsuitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsuitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukenai
Past Indicative Form
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toritsuketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukenakatta
masu-stem
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toritsuke
te-form
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toritsukete
Negative te-form
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toritsukenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukemasen
Past Indicative Form
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toritsukemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukarenai
Past Indicative Form
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toritsukareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukarenakatta
masu stem
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toritsukare
te-form
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toritsukarete
Negative te-form
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toritsukarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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toritsukaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukasenai
Past Indicative Form
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toritsukaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukasenakatta
masu stem
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toritsukase
te-form
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toritsukasete
Negative te-form
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toritsukasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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toritsukasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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toritsukasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukasarenakatta
masu stem
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toritsukasare
te-form
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toritsukasarete
Negative te-form
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toritsukasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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toritsukasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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toritsukasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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toritsukan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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toritsukazaru

Sample Sentences for 取り付く

Keeton put magnets on the heads of his pigeons.
He hung the gate on hinges.
That religious cult has got some pretty off the wall ideas.
They developed a special computer system and fixed it to his wheelchair.
They fixed the sign to the wall.

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