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oku
godan verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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oku

English Meaning(s) for おく

godan verb
  1. to put; to place
  2. to leave (behind)
  3. to do something in advance (usu. following te-form verb)

Definition and Synonyms for おく

Let leave unchanged
Synonyms: おく, 任せる, 許す
Place sing a note with the correct pitch
Synonyms: おく
Put attribute or give
Synonyms: おく, 与える, 付す, 充てる, 当てる, 満つ
Set put into a certain place or abstract location
Synonyms: おく
Put Down cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
Synonyms: おく
Leave Behind depart and not take along
Synonyms: おく, 取り残す, 残す
Locate assign a location to
Synonyms: おく, 配す, 配する, 配置
Place place somebody in a particular situation or location
Synonyms: おく
Place assign to (a job or a home)
Synonyms: おく, 割り当てる, 就く, 就ける
Lay Off put an end to a state or an activity
Synonyms: おく, ストップ, 中止, 停止, 取り止める, 廃す, 廃する, 打ち切り, 打ち切る, 措く, 放る, 放る, 断つ, 止す, 止す, 止む, 止める, 止める, 留める, 終える

Categories おく is a member of

Leave leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking
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Send assign to a station
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Employ put into service
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Set put into a certain place or abstract location
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Sing produce tones with the voice
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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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Delegate give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for おく

Conjugations for おく

masu stem Form
oki
Negative stem Form
oka
te-form
oite
Negative te-form Form
okanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
oku
Present Indicative Negative Form
okanai
Past Indicative Form
oita
Past Indicative Negative Form
okanakatta
Presumptive Form
okou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
okimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
okimasen
Past Indicative Form
okimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
okimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
okimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
okitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
okitakunai
Past Indicative Form
okitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
okitakunakatta
te-form
okitakute
Negative te-form Form
okitakunakute
Adverbial Form
okitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
oke
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
okinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
okeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
okanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
oitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
oitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
okeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
okenai
Past Indicative Form
oketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
okenakatta
te-form
okete
Negative te-form Form
okenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
okemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
okemasen
Past Indicative Form
okemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
okemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
okareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
okarenai
Past Indicative Form
okareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
okarenakatta
te-form
okarete
Negative te-form Form
okarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
okaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
okaremasen
Past Indicative Form
okaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
okaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
okaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
okasenai
Past Indicative Form
okaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
okasenakatta
te-form
okasete
Negative te-form Form
okasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
okasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
okasemasen
Past Indicative Form
okasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
okasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
okasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
okasarenai
Past Indicative Form
okasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
okasarenakatta
te-form
okasarete
Negative te-form Form
okasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
okasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
okasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
okasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
okasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for おく

You should keep your valuables in a safe place.
You should try to see it.
You also must be very prudent, to keep that hidden.
It's good to talk things over before you buy something.
The teacher told the pupils to put those words down in their notebooks.

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