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shimau
godan verb, transitive verb, auxiliary verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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English Meaning(s) for しまう

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to finish; to stop; to end; to put an end to; to bring to a close
  2. to close (a business, etc.); to close down; to shut down; to shut up
  3. to put away; to put back; to keep; to store
auxiliary verb, godan verb
  1. to do completely; to finish (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to do accidentally; to do without meaning to; to happen to do (after the -te form of a verb)

Definition and Synonyms for しまう

Lay Off put an end to a state or an activity
Synonyms: おく, ひる, よす, しまう, やめる, 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, 放る, 断つ, 止す, 止む, 止める, 留める, 終える
Finish cause to finish a relationship with somebody
Synonyms: しまう, やっつける, ぶち上げる, 仕上げる, 切る, 切り上げる, 成し遂げる, 打ち上げる, 済む, 済ます, なし終える, 終える, 終わる, し遂げる, 遂げる
Close come to a close
Synonyms: しまう, ぶち上げる, 切り上げる, 打ち上げる, 暮れる, 済ます, 終える, 終わる
End the last section of a communication
Synonyms: くくる, しまう, じまい, エンド, ラスト, おしまい, エンディング, フィニッシュ, 仕舞い, , 括り, 最後, , 終わり, 終わる, 終盤, 結句, 結尾, 結論, 締めくくり, 締めくくる
End bring to an end or halt
Synonyms: しまう, やめる, 了する, 打ち切る, 断絶, 止む, 止める, 留める, 終える, 終了
Close finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
Synonyms: しまう, クローズ, 散会, 終える, 終わる, 終結, 締め切る, 閉会, 閉幕
Finish provide with a finish
Synonyms: しまう, やっつける, ぶち上げる, 仕上げる, 切る, 切り上げる, 完成, 成し遂げる, 打ち上げる, 済む, 済ます, なし終える, 終える, 終わる, し遂げる, 遂げる
End a final state
Synonyms: しまう, じまい, エンド, おしまい, フィニッシュ, 仕舞い, , 幕切れ, 最後, 最期, 最終, 末尾, 末つ方, 末期, 末期, 末路, 果て, 果てる, 消滅, 滅亡, , 終わり, 終わる, 終局, 終幕, 終期, 終末, 終点, 終焉, 終盤, 終結, 結尾, 結末, 閉幕
Close cease to operate or cause to cease operating
Synonyms: しまう, クローズ, 休校, 手仕舞い, 手仕舞う, 終える, 終わる, 終了, 終業, 閉じる, 閉まる, 閉める, 閉会, 閉園, 閉場, 閉山, 閉幕, 閉所, 閉扉, 閉校, 閉業, 閉止, 閉鎖, 閉院, 閉館
Finish event whose occurrence ends something
Synonyms: けり, けり, しまう, じまい, とどめ, やめる, エンド, おしまい, エンディング, フィニッシュ, 仕舞い, , 幕切れ, 最後, 最終, , , , , 末尾, 止む, 止め, 止める, 決着, 留め, 留める, , 終わり, 終わる, 終了, 終局, 終幕, 終末, 終止, 終決, 終結, 結び, 結ぶ, 結尾, 結末
End a final part or section
Synonyms: しまう, じまい, エンド, ラスト, エピローグ, フィニッシュ, 仕舞い, 大切, 大切り, 大団円, 大尾, , 最後, 最期, 最終, , , , , 末尾, 末つ方, 末期, 末期, , , 終わり, 終わる, 終局, 終幕, 終期, 終末, 終点, 終盤, 結尾, 結局
Conclude bring to a close
Synonyms: しまう, 了する, 終える, 終わる, 終了, 締めくくる
Complete come or bring to a finish or an end
Synonyms: しまう, フィニッシュ, 了する, 仕上げる, 完了, 完了, 完成, 済ます, なし終える, なし終わる, し終える, 終える, 終わる, 終了, 終業
Termination the act of ending something
Synonyms: しまう, じまい, おしまい, 仕舞い, 切り上げ, 切り上げる, 完了, 完了, 完結, 終わり, 終わる, 終了, 終幕, 終止, 終決, 終結, 結び, 結ぶ, 締めくくり, 締めくくる, 締め切り, 締め切る
Action put in effect
Synonyms: する, なす, なる, しまう, しすます, まっとう, やりきる, 全うする, 完遂, 実施, 実行, 実践, 履行, 成し遂げる, 果たす, 為果せる, なし終える, し終える, 終える, 行う, やり遂げる, し遂げる, 遂げる, 遂行, 達成, 遣り抜く, 遣り通す
Lock Up place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
Synonyms: しまう, 押し込む, 押し込める, 留置, しまい込む, 閉じ込む, 閉じ込める
End the point in time at which something ends
Synonyms: しまう, じまい, エンド, おしまい, エンディング, 仕舞い, 最後, , , , , 果て, 果てる, 止める, 留め, 留める, 終わり, 終わる, 終末, 結尾
Finish finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
Synonyms: しまう, やっつける, ぶち上げる, 仕上げる, 切る, 切り上げる, 成し遂げる, 打ち上げる, 済む, 済ます, なし終える, 終える, 終わる, し遂げる, 遂げる
End the concluding parts of an event or occurrence
Synonyms: おち, くくる, しまう, じまい, エンド, ラスト, おしまい, しゃくる, どんづまり, 仕舞い, , 帰結, 括り, 掉尾, 最後, 最期, 最終段階, あげくの果て, 果て, 果てる, , 決まり, 決まる, , , 終わり, 終わる, 終局, 終幕, 終末, 終極, 終盤, 終結, 結び, 結ぶ, 結尾, 結局, 結末, 落ちる, 詰め
Finish the temporal end
Synonyms: しまう, じまい, ラスト, おしまい, 仕舞い, 最後, , , , , 末期, 末期, , 終わり, 終わる, 終局, 終末, 終焉, 結末, 閉幕
Finish the concluding time
Synonyms: しまう, じまい, ラスト, おしまい, 仕舞い, 最後, , , , , 末期, 末期, , 終わり, 終わる, 終局, 終末, 終焉, 結末, 閉幕

Categories しまう is a member of

Change Of State the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
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Finish event whose occurrence ends something
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Section a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
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End have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
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End bring to an end or halt
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Part one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
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Effect produce
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Point an instant of time
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Modify cause to change
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State the way something is with respect to its main attributes
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Coat put a coat on
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Complete come or bring to a finish or an end
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Occurrence an event that happens
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Confine prevent from leaving or from being removed
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Eat take in solid food
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End the point in time at which something ends
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Stroke Order Diagrams for しまう

Conjugations for しまう

masu stem
shimai
Negative stem
shimawa
te-form
shimatte
Negative te-form
shimawanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
shimawanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
shimau
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawanai
Past Indicative Form
shimatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimawanakatta
Presumptive Form
shimaou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
shimaimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimaimasen
Past Indicative Form
shimaimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimaimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
shimaimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
shimaitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimaitakunai
Past Indicative Form
shimaitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimaitakunakatta
te-form
shimaitakute
Negative te-form
shimaitakunakute
Adverbial Form
shimaitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
shimae
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
shimainasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
shimaeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
shimawanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
shimattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
shimattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
shimaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimaenai
Past Indicative Form
shimaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimaenakatta
te-form
shimaete
Negative te-form
shimaenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
shimaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimaemasen
Past Indicative Form
shimaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimaemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
shimawareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawarenai
Past Indicative Form
shimawareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimawarenakatta
te-form
shimawarete
Negative te-form
shimawarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
shimawaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawaremasen
Past Indicative Form
shimawaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimawaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
shimawaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawasenai
Past Indicative Form
shimawaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimawasenakatta
te-form
shimawasete
Negative te-form
shimawasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
shimawasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawasemasen
Past Indicative Form
shimawasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimawasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
shimawasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawasarenai
Past Indicative Form
shimawasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimawasarenakatta
te-form
shimawasarete
Negative te-form
shimawasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
shimawasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
shimawasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
shimawasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
shimawan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawazu
Classical Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
shimawanu

Sample Sentences for しまう

I get goose bumps when I see a horror movie.
But you see, while other people may not know, in my case, if I just had the time, I'd be buried over my head in things I'd want to do. I don't have the time to not think about things I need or want.
I never go out without buying something.
He soon grows tired of a thing regardless of how much he liked it to begin with.
Whenever she goes shopping, she ends up buying more than she can afford.

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