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toku
godan verb, transitive verb

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toku

English Meaning(s) for 解く

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to solve; to answer
  2. to untie
  3. to comb; to untangle (hair)

Definition and Synonyms for 解く

Relax become loose or looser or less tight
Synonyms: だれる, 分かる, 弛む, 弛緩, 緩む, 緩まる, 解く, 解ける, 解ける, 解れる, 解れる
Solve find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
Synonyms: 解く, 解する, 解き明かす, 解決, 解答
Card ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor
Synonyms: 梳く, 解く
Solve find the solution
Synonyms: 答える, 解く, 解き明かす, 解決, 解答, 説き明かす
Undo cause to become loose
Synonyms: 緩む, 緩める, 解く
Unfasten cause to become undone
Synonyms: ほぐす, 取り外す, 外す, 解く, 解す, 解す, 解ごす, 離す
Disentangle extricate from entanglement
Synonyms: ほぐす, 解く, 解す, 解す, 解きほぐす
Undo cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
Synonyms: 解く

Meanings for each kanji in 解く

unravel; notes; key; explanation; understanding; untie; undo; solve; answer; cancel; absolve; explain; minute Kanji Details »

Categories 解く is a member of

Modify cause to change
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Change By Reversal change to the contrary
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Order bring order to or into
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Understand know and comprehend the nature or meaning of
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Calculate make a mathematical calculation or computation
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See To It be careful or certain to do something
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Undo cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
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Weaken become weaker
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 解く

Conjugations for 解く

masu stem Form
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toki
Negative stem Form
[()·]
toka
te-form
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toite
Negative te-form Form
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tokanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·]
toku
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tokanai
Past Indicative Form
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toita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tokanakatta
Presumptive Form
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tokou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
tokimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tokimasen
Past Indicative Form
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tokimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
tokimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[()·····]
tokimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
tokitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
tokitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
tokitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tokitakunakatta
te-form
[()····]
tokitakute
Negative te-form Form
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tokitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[()···]
tokitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·]
toke
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
tokinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··]
tokeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
tokanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
toitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
toitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()··]
tokeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()···]
tokenai
Past Indicative Form
[()··]
toketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
tokenakatta
te-form
[()··]
tokete
Negative te-form Form
[()····]
tokenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
tokemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
tokemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
tokemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
tokemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
tokareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
tokarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
tokareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
tokarenakatta
te-form
[()···]
tokarete
Negative te-form Form
[()·····]
tokarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
tokaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
tokaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
tokaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()········]
tokaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
tokaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
tokasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
tokaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
tokasenakatta
te-form
[()···]
tokasete
Negative te-form Form
[()·····]
tokasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
tokasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
tokasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
tokasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()········]
tokasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
tokasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
tokasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
tokasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
tokasarenakatta
te-form
[()····]
tokasarete
Negative te-form Form
[()······]
tokasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·····]
tokasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
tokasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()······]
tokasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·········]
tokasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 解く

How do you figure out this problem?
It is easy for me to solve the problem.
The smart boy could solve all the difficult problems with great ease.
The solution of the problem took me five minutes.
The problem is difficult to solve.

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