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[つか(使)·]
tsukau
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[つか()·]
tsukau

English Meaning(s) for 使う

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of; to put to use
  2. to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to employ; to handle; to manage; to manipulate
  3. to use (time, money, etc.); to spend; to consume
  4. to use (language); to speak

Definition and Synonyms for 使う

Accept be designed to hold or take
Synonyms: かかる, いただく, 乗る, 仰ぐ, 使う, 収める, 取る, 取り上げる, 受け取る, 召す, 得る, 挟み上げる, 捕る, 採る
Tamer an animal trainer who tames wild animals
Synonyms: 使い, 使う
Errand a short trip that is taken in the performance of a necessary task or mission
Synonyms: お使い, 使い, 使う, 使い走り
Exercise the act of using
Synonyms: 使い, 使う, 使用, 利用, 活用
Use Up use up (resources or materials)
Synonyms: 使う, 擦り切る, 消耗, 消費, 費やす, 費消
Employ put into service
Synonyms: 使う, 使用, 働く, 働かす, 働かせる, 利する, 利用, 役する, 役立つ, 役立てる, 用いる, 行使, 運用
Serve be used by
Synonyms: 使う
Ply use diligently
Synonyms: 使う
Spend pay out
Synonyms: 使う, 支出, 消費, 費やす
Practice avail oneself to
Synonyms: 使う, 使用, 働く, 働かす, 働かせる, 充てる, 利かす, 利用, 実行, 実践, 実践躬行, 履行, 引き当てる, 当てる, 当てはめる, 役立つ, 役立てる, 活用, 満つ, 用いる, 行う, 行ずる, 運用, 適用
Employ make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
Synonyms: 使う, 使用, 働く, 働かす, 働かせる, 利する, 利用, 役する, 役立つ, 役立てる, 用いる, 行使, 運用
Serve as of a utility
Synonyms: 使う

Meanings for each kanji in 使う

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Categories 使う is a member of

Go perform as expected when applied
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Trip a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
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Activity any specific behavior
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Employ put into service
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Pay give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
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Spend pay out
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Be have the quality of being
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Animal Trainer one who trains or exhibits animals
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 使う

Conjugations for 使う

masu stem
[つか(使)·]
tsukai
Negative stem
[つか(使)·]
tsukawa
te-form
[つか(使)··]
tsukatte
Negative te-form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)·]
tsukau
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawanai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawanakatta
Presumptive Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaimasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·······]
tsukaimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukaimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukaitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukaitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·······]
tsukaitakunakatta
te-form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaitakute
Negative te-form
[つか(使)······]
tsukaitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)·]
tsukae
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukainasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaenai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukaenakatta
te-form
[つか(使)··]
tsukaete
Negative te-form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaemasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·······]
tsukaemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawarenai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawarenakatta
te-form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawarete
Negative te-form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)········]
tsukawaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasenai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawasenakatta
te-form
[つか(使)···]
tsukawasete
Negative te-form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)········]
tsukawasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·······]
tsukawasarenakatta
te-form
[つか(使)····]
tsukawasarete
Negative te-form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[つか(使)·····]
tsukawasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[つか(使)······]
tsukawasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)·········]
tsukawasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukawan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukawazu
Classical Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[つか(使)··]
tsukawanu

Sample Sentences for 使う

The bench used for a bench press is usually level.
The methods used to overcome stress are different for men and women: drinking is the major method used by men, while women deal with stress by chatting.
I helped a little binding printouts that the student council will apparently use.
You should take the shuttle bus.
We substitute margarine for butter.

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