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[こわ()·]
kowasu
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[こわ()·]
kowasu

English Meaning(s) for 壊す

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to break; to destroy; to demolish
  2. to wreck; to ruin; to spoil; to damage
  3. to break (a bill, etc.)

Definition and Synonyms for 壊す

Break render inoperable or ineffective
Synonyms: 壊す, 損壊, 毀つ, 毀損
Break destroy the integrity of
Synonyms: 割る, 叩き壊す, ぶっ壊す, 壊す, 打ち壊す, 損壊, 欠く, 毀つ, 毀損, 破る
Demolish destroy completely
Synonyms: 取り壊し, 取り壊す, 取り崩す, 取り払う, 叩き壊す, ぶっ壊す, 壊す, 壊滅, 大破, 打ち壊す, 損壊, 擂り潰す, 毀つ, 滅ぼす, 潰す, 破壊, 磨り砕く
Break make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing
Synonyms: 壊す, 破壊
Demolition an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
Synonyms: 取り壊し, 取り壊す, 壊す, 壊滅, 打ち壊す, 損壊, 撃滅, 毀棄, 破壊, 粉砕, 絶滅
Break Down make ineffective
Synonyms: 圧砕, 壊す, 打ち砕く, 打破, 握りつぶす, 撃破, 潰す
Put Down put (an animal) to death
Synonyms: 切り枯らす, 壊す, 崩す, 撃つ, 滅ぼす, 破る
Break ruin completely
Synonyms: ぶっ壊す, 壊す, 損う, 毀つ, 毀損, 潰す, 破壊
Ruin destroy completely
Synonyms: 壊す, 打ち壊す, 破壊
Violate destroy and strip of its possession
Synonyms: 壊す, 破る
Bust Up smash or break forcefully
Synonyms: ぶっ壊す, 壊す, 打ち壊す, 損壊, 破壊
Break usually by force
Synonyms: 割る, 叩き壊す, ぶっ壊す, 壊す, 打ち壊す, 損壊, 欠く, 毀つ, 毀損, 破る
Ruin damage irreparably
Synonyms: 壊す, 打ち壊す, 破壊
Break cause to separate into pieces or fragments
Synonyms: 割る, 叩き壊す, ぶっ壊す, 壊す, 打ち壊す, 損壊, 欠く, 毀つ, 毀損, 破る

Meanings for each kanji in 壊す

demolition; break; destroy Kanji Details »

Categories 壊す is a member of

Modify cause to change
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Damage inflict damage upon
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Kill cause to die
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Ruin destroy completely
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Destruct do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
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Separate make a division or separation
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Take Flight run away quickly
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Finish event whose occurrence ends something
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 壊す

Conjugations for 壊す

masu stem Form
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kowashi
Negative stem Form
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kowasa
te-form
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kowashite
Negative te-form Form
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kowasanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasanai
Past Indicative Form
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kowashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowasanakatta
Presumptive Form
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kowasou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowashimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowashimasen
Past Indicative Form
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kowashimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowashimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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kowashimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowashitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowashitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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kowashitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowashitakunakatta
te-form
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kowashitakute
Negative te-form Form
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kowashitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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kowashitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowase
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowashinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowaseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowashitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowashitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasenai
Past Indicative Form
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kowaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowasenakatta
te-form
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kowasete
Negative te-form Form
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kowasenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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kowasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowasemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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kowasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowasarenakatta
te-form
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kowasarete
Negative te-form Form
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kowasarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kowasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowasaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowasaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasasenai
Past Indicative Form
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kowasaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowasasenakatta
te-form
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kowasasete
Negative te-form Form
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kowasasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowasasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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kowasasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowasasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowasaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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kowasaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowasaserarenakatta
te-form
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kowasaserarete
Negative te-form Form
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kowasaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kowasaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kowasaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kowasaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kowasaseraremasendeshita

Intransitive pair for 壊す

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kowareru
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kowareru

Sample Sentences for 壊す

I had no difficulty breaking the lock.
Nobody will ever again be able to break the wall hiding my heart.
You'll have stomach cramps if you keep on eating nothing but ice cream like that.
Don't get an upset stomach by eating too much.
You always destroy everything.

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