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okosu
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[おこ()·]
okosu

English Meaning(s) for 起こす

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to raise; to cause; to wake someone

Definition and Synonyms for 起こす

Raise create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
Synonyms: 起こす
Rouse cause to become awake or conscious
Synonyms: 叩き起す, 呼び覚ます, 呼び起こす, 起こす
Lift put an end to
Synonyms: 差す, 立つ, 立てる, 起こす
Lift invigorate or heighten
Synonyms: あげる, 上る, 上がる, 差す, 立つ, 立てる, 起こす
Set Up erect and fasten
Synonyms: ピッチング, 投球, 据え付ける, 立つ, 立てる, 組み立てる, 起こす
Set apply or start
Synonyms: セット, 仕掛ける, 起こす
Effect produce
Synonyms: 仕立てる, 生じる, 生ずる, 設ける, 起こす
Get Up cause to rise
Synonyms: 起こす
Make give rise to
Synonyms: もたらす, 呼ぶ, 引き起こす, 惹起, 招く, 来す, 生ずる, 生み出す, 発出, 致す, 誘発, 誘起, 起こす
Give Rise cause to happen, occur or exist
Synonyms: もたらす, 作り出す, 引き起こす, 招く, 来す, 生じる, 生ずる, 生み出す, 産む, 致す, 誘発, 起こす
Make cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
Synonyms: もたらす, 呼ぶ, 引き起こす, 惹起, 招く, 来す, 生ずる, 生み出す, 発出, 致す, 誘発, 誘起, 起こす

Meanings for each kanji in 起こす

rouse; wake up; get up Kanji Details »

Categories 起こす is a member of

Modify cause to change
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Improve to make better
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End bring to an end or halt
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Make make or cause to be or to become
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Originate bring into being
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Make give rise to
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Lift raise from a lower to a higher position
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Erect cause to rise up
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 起こす

Conjugations for 起こす

masu stem Form
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okoshi
Negative stem Form
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okosa
te-form
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okoshite
Negative te-form Form
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okosanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okosu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosanai
Past Indicative Form
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okoshita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okosanakatta
Presumptive Form
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okosou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okoshimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okoshimasen
Past Indicative Form
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okoshimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okoshimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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okoshimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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okoshitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okoshitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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okoshitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okoshitakunakatta
te-form
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okoshitakute
Negative te-form Form
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okoshitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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okoshitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okose
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okoshinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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okoseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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okoshitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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okoshitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okoseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosenai
Past Indicative Form
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okoseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okosenakatta
te-form
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okosete
Negative te-form Form
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okosenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okosemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosemasen
Past Indicative Form
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okosemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okosemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okosareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosarenai
Past Indicative Form
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okosareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okosarenakatta
te-form
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okosarete
Negative te-form Form
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okosarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okosaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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okosaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okosaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okosaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosasenai
Past Indicative Form
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okosaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okosasenakatta
te-form
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okosasete
Negative te-form Form
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okosasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okosasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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okosasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okosasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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okosaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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okosaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okosaserarenakatta
te-form
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okosaserarete
Negative te-form Form
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okosaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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okosaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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okosaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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okosaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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okosaseraremasendeshita

Intransitive pair for 起こす

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okiru

Sample Sentences for 起こす

Let sleeping dogs lie.
Boeing, which builds more than half the world's commercial airliners, is understandably keen to draw attention to what can go wrong besides planes.
The flood caused a lot of damage.
Mary loses her temper easily.
Everyone remembers the happy days of his youth as his halcyon days.

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