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naru
godan verb, intransitive verb

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English Meaning(s) for なる

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted (shogi)

Definition and Synonyms for なる

Cost be priced at
Synonyms: する, なる, 掛かる
Get be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
Synonyms: なる, なる, なる, 召す, 掛かる, 罹患
Make give certain properties to something
Synonyms: する, なる, 仕立てる, 為す
Comprise be composed of
Synonyms: なる, できる
Come add up in number or quantity
Synonyms: なる, なる, なる, 達する
Serve serve a purpose, role, or function
Synonyms: する, なる, 勤める, 役立つ, 機能
Try put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice
Synonyms: する, なる, みる, 試す, 試みる
Grow pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
Synonyms: なる, なる, なる, 化す, 化する, 変わる, 転ずる
Go enter or assume a certain state or condition
Synonyms: なる, なる, なる
Maturate develop and reach maturity
Synonyms: する, なる, なる, なる, 伸びる, 円熟, 大人びる, 完熟, 実る, 成熟, 成り立つ, 成育, 成長, 熟す, 熟する, 熟れる, 熟れる, 熟成, 生す, 生育, 生まれ育つ, 生長, 産す, 発展, 発毛, 発生, 発育, 発達, 練る, 練れる, 老成, 老熟, 育つ, 長ける, 長じる, 長ずる
Come come to pass
Synonyms: なる, 到来, 来る, 来る, 訪れる, 起こる
Come reach or enter a state, relation, condition, use, or position
Synonyms: なる, なる, なる, 至る, 達する
Play participate in games or sport
Synonyms: する, なる, やる, プレイ, 競技
Play discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream
Synonyms: する, なる, はじく, 力む, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 掛ける, 演じる, 演ずる, 遊ぶ
Put cause to be in a certain state
Synonyms: する, なる
Toy manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
Synonyms: する, なる, はじく, 力む, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 掛ける, 演じる, 演ずる
Action put in effect
Synonyms: する, なる, 仕遂げる, 全うする, 完遂, 実施, 実行, 実践, 履行, 成し遂げる, 果す, 果たす, 為す, 為果せる, 為し終える, 真っ当, し終える, 終える, 行う, 遂げる, 遂行, 達成, 遣り抜く, 遣り通す, 遣り遂げる
Put On carry out (performances)
Synonyms: する, なる, 成し遂げる, 果たす, 為す, 為さる, 行う
Perform carry out or perform an action
Synonyms: する, なる, やる, 出来す, 執行, 執り行う, 実施, 実行, 実践, 履行, 成し遂げる, 果す, 為す, 致す, 行う, 行ずる, 遂げる, 遂行, 達成, 遣らかす, 遣り遂げる
Play perform on a certain location
Synonyms: する, なる, はじく, プレイ, 力む, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 掛ける, 演じる, 演ずる
Do travel or traverse (a distance)
Synonyms: する, なる, やる, 仕る, 手がける, 為す, 為さる, 致す, 行う
Play cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space
Synonyms: する, なる, はじく, 力む, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 掛ける, 演じる, 演ずる, 遊ぶ
Take experience or feel or submit to
Synonyms: する, なる, 受ける, 為す, 行う
Perform perform a function
Synonyms: する, なる, やる, あげる, 営む, 執行, 執り行う, 実施, 挙行, 為す, 致す, 行う
Toy behave carelessly or indifferently
Synonyms: する, なる, はじく, 力む, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 掛ける, 演じる, 演ずる
Deliver The Goods attain success or reach a desired goal
Synonyms: なる, 奏功, 成功
Attain to gain with effort
Synonyms: なる, 勝ち得る, 達する, 達成
Make engage in
Synonyms: する, なる, 為す, 致す, 行う, 行ずる
Take carry out
Synonyms: する, なる, 為す, 行う
Come Out result or end
Synonyms: なる, 終わる
Constitute to compose or represent:
Synonyms: なる, なる, なる, 作る, 作り上げる, 作り出す, 形作る, 形成, 生成, 造作, 造作
Become come into existence
Synonyms: なる, なる, なる, 相成る
Turn undergo a change or development
Synonyms: する, なる, なる, なる, 化す, 化ける, 化する, 変じる, 変ずる, 変わる, 成り変わる, 改まる, 老ける
Grow become
Synonyms: なる, なる, なる, 化す, 化する, 変わる, 転ずる
Put cause to be in a certain relation
Synonyms: する, なる
Come arrive, as in due course
Synonyms: なる, 到来, 来る, 来る, 訪れる, 起こる
Maturate undergo maturation
Synonyms: する, なる, なる, なる, 伸びる, 円熟, 大人びる, 完熟, 実る, 成熟, 成り立つ, 成育, 成長, 熟す, 熟する, 熟れる, 熟れる, 熟成, 生す, 生育, 生まれ育つ, 生長, 産す, 発展, 発毛, 発生, 発育, 発達, 練る, 練れる, 老成, 老熟, 育つ, 長ける, 長じる, 長ずる

Categories なる is a member of

Put On put clothing on one's body
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Come Down get sick
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Change undergo a change
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Modify cause to change
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Turn undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
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Develop grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
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Come About come to pass
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Transform change in outward structure or looks
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Complete come or bring to a finish or an end
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Vie compete for something
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Manipulate hold something in one's hands and move it
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Make make or cause to be or to become
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Effect produce
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Perform give a performance (of something)
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Go change location
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Move cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
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Experience go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
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Act perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
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Deliver The Goods attain success or reach a desired goal
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Be have the quality of being
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End have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
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Constitute form or compose
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Serve be sufficient
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Discharge pour forth or release
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Stroke Order Diagrams for なる

Conjugations for なる

masu stem Form
nari
Negative stem Form
nara
te-form
natte
Negative te-form Form
naranakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
naru
Present Indicative Negative Form
naranai
Past Indicative Form
natta
Past Indicative Negative Form
naranakatta
Presumptive Form
narou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
narimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
narimasen
Past Indicative Form
narimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
narimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
narimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
naritai
Present Indicative Negative Form
naritakunai
Past Indicative Form
naritakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
naritakunakatta
te-form
naritakute
Negative te-form Form
naritakunakute
Adverbial Form
naritaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
nare
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
narinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
nareba
Present Indicative Negative Form
naranakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
nattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
nattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
nareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
narenai
Past Indicative Form
nareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
narenakatta
te-form
narete
Negative te-form Form
narenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
naremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
naremasen
Past Indicative Form
naremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
naremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
narareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
nararenai
Past Indicative Form
narareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
nararenakatta
te-form
nararete
Negative te-form Form
nararenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
nararemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
nararemasen
Past Indicative Form
nararemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
nararemasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
naraseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
narasenai
Past Indicative Form
naraseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
narasenakatta
te-form
narasete
Negative te-form Form
narasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
narasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
narasemasen
Past Indicative Form
narasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
narasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
narasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
narasarenai
Past Indicative Form
narasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
narasarenakatta
te-form
narasarete
Negative te-form Form
narasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
narasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
narasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
narasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
narasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for なる

I'm often told that sleeping right after eating is bad for me, but then I think, isn't it built into our physiology that we get sleepy after eating?
The more popcorn you eat, the more you want.
The mere sight of a mosquito makes her sick.
Anyhow, having been held in school from morning to evening ... anybody'd be happy on getting released.
Adjust the setting of the alarm clock.

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