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kiru
godan verb, transitive verb, auxiliary verb

English Meaning(s) for 切る

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to cut; to cut through; to perform (surgery)
  2. to sever (connections, ties)
  3. to turn off (e.g. the light)
  4. to terminate (e.g. a conversation); to hang up (the phone); to disconnect
  5. to punch (a ticket); to tear off (a stub)
  6. to open (something sealed)
  7. to start
  8. to set (a limit); to do (something) in less or within a certain time; to issue (cheques, vouchers, etc.)
  9. to reduce; to decrease; to discount
  10. to shake off (water, etc.); to let drip-dry; to let drain
  11. to cross; to traverse
  12. to criticize sharply
  13. to act decisively; to do (something noticeable); to go first; to make (certain facial expressions, in kabuki)
  14. to turn (vehicle, steering wheel, etc.)
  15. to curl (a ball); to bend; to cut
  16. to shuffle (cards)
  17. to discard a tile
  18. to dismiss; to sack; to let go; to expulse; to excommunicate
  19. to dig (a groove); to cut (a stencil, on a mimeograph)
  20. to trump
  21. to cut (the connection between two groups) (in go)
  22. to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking a metal against stone)
  23. to draw (a shape) in the air (with a sword, etc.)
auxiliary verb, godan verb
  1. to finish; to complete

Definition and Synonyms for 切る

Close Off stem the flow of
Synonyms: すぼむ, つぼむ, すぼめる, 切る
Snipping a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
Synonyms: かけら, きれる, ピース, フラグメント, 切る, 切れ, 切れ, 小片, 断片, 破片
Fragment a piece broken off or cut off of something else
Synonyms: きり, かけら, きれる, フラグメント, , 切る, 切れ, 切れ, 割る, 割れ, 割れる, 小片, 断片, 欠く, 欠け, 欠ける, 砕片, 破片, 細片
Fragment a broken piece of a brittle artifact
Synonyms: きれる, 切る, 切れ, 切れ, 破片
Snap break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
Synonyms: きれる, 切る, 割る, 割れる, 折る, 折れる, 破る, 破れる
Finish cause to finish a relationship with somebody
Synonyms: しまう, やっつける, ぶち上げる, 仕上げる, 切る, 切り上げる, 成し遂げる, 打ち上げる, 済む, 済ます, なし終える, 終える, 終わる, し遂げる, 遂げる
Break prevent completion
Synonyms: よす, やめる, ストップ, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 休止, 停止, 切る, 切り上げる, 取り止める, 差し止める, 打ち切る, 断つ, 断ち切る, 止す, 止む, 止める, 留める, 裁つ, 解消
Interrupt terminate
Synonyms: やめる, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 切る, 断つ, 止む, 止める, 留める, 途切らす, 途切らせる, 遮る
Run Out become used up
Synonyms: きれる, なくなる, 切る, 尽きる, 干る, 枯渇, 涸れる, 種切れ
Piece a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
Synonyms: きれる, ピース, ひとひら, スライス, 一切れ, 一片, 切る, 切れ, 切れ, 切り身, 剥き身, むき身
Trump proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare
Synonyms: 切る
Trump play a trump
Synonyms: 切る
Go to be spent or finished
Synonyms: きれる, なくなる, 切る, 枯渇
Finish finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
Synonyms: しまう, やっつける, ぶち上げる, 仕上げる, 切る, 切り上げる, 成し遂げる, 打ち上げる, 済む, 済ます, なし終える, 終える, 終わる, し遂げる, 遂げる
Slice Up cut into slices
Synonyms: 切る
Cut Off remove surgically
Synonyms: 切る, 切断, 切り落とす
Carve cut to pieces
Synonyms: 切る
Chop Up cut into pieces
Synonyms: 切る, 刻む, 打ち切る, 打ち割る
Chip break a small piece off from
Synonyms: はつる, 上げ離す, 切る, 切り取る, 切り放つ, 切断, 切り裂く, 切り除ける, 切り離す, 削る, 剪裁, 剪除, 折る, 断ち切る
Finish provide with a finish
Synonyms: しまう, やっつける, ぶち上げる, 仕上げる, 切る, 切り上げる, 完成, 成し遂げる, 打ち上げる, 済む, 済ます, なし終える, 終える, 終わる, し遂げる, 遂げる
Cut Down cut with a blade or mower
Synonyms: 切る, 切り下げる, 切り伏せる, 切り倒す, 切り取る, 切り捨てる, 切り落とす, 刈る, 剪裁
Cut Back cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
Synonyms: 切る, 切り下げる, 切り払う, 切り落とす, 刈る, 刈り込む, 剪定
Disconnect make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
Synonyms: はがす, 切る, 断ち切る
Shuffle mix so as to make a random order or arrangement
Synonyms: シャッフル, 切る, かき混ぜる, 混ぜる, 混ぜ合わす, 混ぜ合わせる
Snip Off sever or remove by pinching or snipping
Synonyms: 切る, 摘み取る
Cut cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
Synonyms: 切る
Cut separate with or as if with an instrument
Synonyms: カット, カッティング, 伐る, 切る, 切り取る, 切断, 剪裁, 断ち切る, 裁つ, 裁断
Saw cut with a saw
Synonyms: 切る
Break Up set or keep apart
Synonyms: 切る, 断つ
Cut allow incision or separation
Synonyms: きれる, 切る
Cut function as a cutting instrument
Synonyms: きれる, 切る
Cut form or shape by cutting or incising
Synonyms: 切る
Cut stop filming
Synonyms: 切る
Cut make an abrupt change of image or sound
Synonyms: 切る
Cut Away move quickly to another scene or focus when filming
Synonyms: 切る
Cut move (one's fist)
Synonyms: カッティング, 切る, 切り出す, 切断, 切り立つ, 切り立てる, 切り離す, 刈る, 刈り込む, 割る, 裁つ
Trump produce a sound as if from a trumpet
Synonyms: 切る
Split Up separate into parts or portions
Synonyms: 仕切る, 分つ, 分かつ, 分ける, 分割, 切る, 割る, 区分, 区分け, 区切る, 区画, 取り分ける, 断ち割る, 歩割
Hesitate interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing
Synonyms: 休止, 切る, 途切れる
Run Out be exhausted
Synonyms: きれる, なくなる, 切る, 尽きる, 干る, 枯渇, 涸れる, 種切れ

Meanings for each kanji in 切る

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Categories 切る is a member of

Part a portion of a natural object
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Serving an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
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Piece a separate part of a whole
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Remove remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
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Break become separated into pieces or fragments
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End bring to an end or halt
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Thin Out make sparse
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Shift lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
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Announce make known
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Go have a turn
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Eat take in solid food
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Manipulate hold something in one's hands and move it
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Coat put a coat on
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Go perform as expected when applied
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Cut separate with or as if with an instrument
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Part force, take, or pull apart
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Make make or cause to be or to become
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Move move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
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Stop cause to stop
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Cut make an abrupt change of image or sound
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Go make a certain noise or sound
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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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Delay act later than planned, scheduled, or required
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Lay Off put an end to a state or an activity
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Change Integrity change in physical make-up
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Throw cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 切る

Conjugations for 切る

masu stem
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kiri
Negative stem
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kira
te-form
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kitte
Negative te-form
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kiranakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kiru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kiranai
Past Indicative Form
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kitta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kiranakatta
Presumptive Form
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kirou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kirimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kirimasen
Past Indicative Form
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kirimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kirimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[()·····]
kirimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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kiritai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kiritakunai
Past Indicative Form
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kiritakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kiritakunakatta
te-form
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kiritakute
Negative te-form
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kiritakunakute
Adverbial Form
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kiritaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kire
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kirinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kireba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kiranakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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kiranakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kittara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kiranakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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kittari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kireru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kirenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··]
kireta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kirenakatta
te-form
[()··]
kirete
Negative te-form
[()····]
kirenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
kiremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
kiremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kiremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kiremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kirareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
kirarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
kirareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
kirarenakatta
te-form
[()···]
kirarete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
kirarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
kiraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
kiraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
kiraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kiraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
kiraseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
kirasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
kiraseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
kirasenakatta
te-form
[()···]
kirasete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
kirasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kirasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
kirasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
kirasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kirasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kirasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
kirasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
kirasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
kirasarenakatta
te-form
[()····]
kirasarete
Negative te-form
[()······]
kirasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kirasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
kirasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kirasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kirasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[()··]
kiran
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··]
kirazu
Classical Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··]
kiranu

Sample Sentences for 切る

Lend me something with which to cut this.
We somehow managed to swim across the river.
Don't forget to turn off the gas before you leave the house.
In Canada, there are many areas where it is illegal to log trees.
He fells trees in the mountain.

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