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[かえ()·]
kaesu
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[かえ()·]
kaesu

English Meaning(s) for 返す

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to return (something); to restore; to put back
  2. to turn over; to turn upside down; to overturn
  3. to pay back; to retaliate; to reciprocate
  4. (after the -masu stem of a verb) to repeat ...; to do ... back

Definition and Synonyms for 返す

Overturn the act of upsetting something
Synonyms: 転覆, 返し, 返す
Drive In cause a run or runner to be scored
Synonyms: 返す
Paying Back a reciprocal group action
Synonyms: 返し, 返す, 返済, 返金
Replace put something back where it belongs
Synonyms: 戻す, 返す
Turn Over turn from an upright or normal position
Synonyms: 反る, 反転, 引っ繰り返る, 翻る, 覆す, 覆る, 返す, 返る
Bowl Over cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
Synonyms: 倒す, 打ち倒す, 覆す, 転がす, 転覆, ひっくり返す, 返す
Refund pay back
Synonyms: 割り戻す, 帰す, 弁済, 払い戻し, 払い戻す, 返す, 返付, 返却, 返戻, 返済, 返納, 返還, 返金, 還付
Render give back
Synonyms: 戻す, 返す, 返上, 返付, 返却, 返戻, 返納, 返還, 還元
Requite make repayment for or return something
Synonyms: 返す
Reciprocate act, feel, or give mutually or in return
Synonyms: 報う, 報いる, 返す
Reconstruct return to its original or usable and functioning condition
Synonyms: 取り戻す, 回復, 帰す, 引き戻す, 復する, 復元, 復旧, 戻す, 立て直す, 返す, 還元
Break act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
Synonyms: 反する, 犯す, 破る, 背く, 返す, 違反
Answer a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
Synonyms: レス, アンサー, リプライ, レスポンス, 受け答え, 回章, 回答, 復答, 応える, 応答, 応酬, 答え, 答える, 答弁, 答弁書, 答申, 返し, 返す, 返事, 返信, 返書, 返答
Ebbtide the tide while water is flowing out
Synonyms: 返し, 返す

Meanings for each kanji in 返す

fade; return; answer; repay Kanji Details »

Categories 返す is a member of

Group Action action taken by a group of people
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Set put into a certain place or abstract location
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Renew reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
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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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Turn change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
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Give transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
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Pay give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
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Act perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
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Statement a message that is stated or declared
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Tide the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
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Upending turning upside down
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Disrespect show a lack of respect for
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 返す

Conjugations for 返す

masu stem Form
[かえ()·]
kaeshi
Negative stem Form
[かえ()·]
kaesa
te-form
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kaeshite
Negative te-form Form
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kaesanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()·]
kaesu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kaesanai
Past Indicative Form
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kaeshita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kaesanakatta
Presumptive Form
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kaesou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kaeshimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kaeshimasen
Past Indicative Form
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kaeshimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kaeshimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[かえ()·····]
kaeshimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()···]
kaeshitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()·····]
kaeshitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[かえ()·····]
kaeshitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()·······]
kaeshitakunakatta
te-form
[かえ()····]
kaeshitakute
Negative te-form Form
[かえ()······]
kaeshitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[かえ()···]
kaeshitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()·]
kaese
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()····]
kaeshinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()··]
kaeseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kaesanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kaeshitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()···]
kaeshitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()··]
kaeseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kaesenai
Past Indicative Form
[かえ()··]
kaeseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()·····]
kaesenakatta
te-form
[かえ()··]
kaesete
Negative te-form Form
[かえ()····]
kaesenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()···]
kaesemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()····]
kaesemasen
Past Indicative Form
[かえ()····]
kaesemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()·······]
kaesemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()···]
kaesareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()····]
kaesarenai
Past Indicative Form
[かえ()···]
kaesareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()······]
kaesarenakatta
te-form
[かえ()···]
kaesarete
Negative te-form Form
[かえ()·····]
kaesarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()····]
kaesaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()·····]
kaesaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[かえ()·····]
kaesaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kaesaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()···]
kaesaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()····]
kaesasenai
Past Indicative Form
[かえ()···]
kaesaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()······]
kaesasenakatta
te-form
[かえ()···]
kaesasete
Negative te-form Form
[かえ()·····]
kaesasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()····]
kaesasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kaesasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[かえ()·····]
kaesasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()········]
kaesasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kaesaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()······]
kaesaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
[かえ()·····]
kaesaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()········]
kaesaserarenakatta
te-form
[かえ()·····]
kaesaserarete
Negative te-form Form
[かえ()·······]
kaesaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[かえ()······]
kaesaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()·······]
kaesaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[かえ()·······]
kaesaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かえ()··········]
kaesaseraremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 返す

The password is "Mountain". If someone says "Mountain", you reply "River".
I am going to return this sweater because it's too big.
When I asked him to return the money, he pretended that he didn't hear me.
He will probably forget to return my book.
"Looks like Maki's a twin!" Ken said. "Really now," I replied, totally uninterested. Maki was a member of a ukulele club that ran beside our club in the school lounge. She looked lovely in Ken's eyes, but to me she was just the sixth cutest girl in class - average, in my opinion.

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