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[はじ()··]
hajimeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb, auxiliary verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[はじ()··]
hajimeru

English Meaning(s) for 始める

ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to start; to begin; to commence; to initiate; to originate
  2. to start up (a business, society, etc.); to open (e.g. a store); to establish
auxiliary verb, ichidan verb
  1. to start ...; to begin to ... (after the -masu stem of a verb)

Definition and Synonyms for 始める

For The First Time the initial time
Synonyms: 初めて, 初める, 始める
Commence take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 乗り掛かる, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始める, 始動, 着手, 開始
Commence set in motion, cause to start
Synonyms: スタート, おっぱじめる, 始める
Start play in the starting lineup
Synonyms: 出かける, 出で立つ, 取り掛かる, 始める, 立つ
Originate bring into being
Synonyms: しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始める, 始動, 開始
Commence get off the ground
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 乗り出す, 乗り掛かる, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 創始, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始める, 始動, 始業, 打ち掛かる, 発動, 発足, 着手, 起動, 踏み出す, 開始
Go begin or set in motion
Synonyms: しだす, やりだす, スタート, おっぱじめる, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 取り掛かる, やり始める, し始める, 始まる, 始める
Take Up begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job
Synonyms: 始まる, 始める
Open begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.
Synonyms: 始める, 開会, 開始, 開幕
Open start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning
Synonyms: し始める, 始める, 開始
Take Up turn one's interest to
Synonyms: やりだす, 取り掛かる, 始める
Start begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object
Synonyms: はじめ, 始める
Begin be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series
Synonyms: 始まる, 始める, 開始
Beginning the first part or section of something
Synonyms: ついで, のっけ, はじめ, スタート, ビギニング, 入口, 冒頭, すべり出し, 出だし, 出始め, 出始める, 出端, 出鼻, 出っ鼻, 初め, 初める, 初期, 初頭, 取っ付く, 取り付く, とば口, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開け, , 序の口, 序盤, 序章, 当初, 最初, 滑り出す
Beginning the event consisting of the start of something
Synonyms: はじめ, むくり, 元始, 冒頭, 出だし, 初口, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開き, 幕開け, 序開き, 振り出し, 振り出す, 最初, , , 源流, 濫觴, 発端, 芽出し, 起こり, 起こる, 起源, 起首
Start the beginning of anything
Synonyms: はじめ, スタート, しょっぱな, , 入り, 入る, 入る, 入口, 冒頭, すべり出し, 出だし, 初め, 初める, 原初, 嚆矢, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 序開き, 最初, 滑り出す, 発端, 第一歩
Beginning the place where something begins, where it springs into being
Synonyms: はじめ, むくり, ルーツ, オリジン, 元始, 出だし, 出始め, 出始める, 初め, 初める, 初口, 初手, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開き, 幕開け, 序開き, 根元, 根源, 淵源, , , 源流, 濫觴, 発祥, 発端, 糸口, 芽出し, 芽生え, 芽生える, 起こり, 起こる, 起源, 起点, 起首, 開闢
Start a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
Synonyms: はじめ, スタート, スタートライン, 出発, 出立, 初め, 初める, 始める, 皮切り
Beginning the time at which something is supposed to begin
Synonyms: のっけ, はじめ, とっつき, ぶっつけ, ぶつける, スタート, しょっぱな, キックオフ, すべり出し, 出だし, 出鼻, 出っ鼻, 初め, 初める, 初っ切り, 初口, 劈頭, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り付け, 口切り, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開き, 幕開け, 当初, 最初, 滑り出す, 発足, 開始, 開幕, 開闢

Meanings for each kanji in 始める

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Categories 始める is a member of

Commence set in motion, cause to start
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Play participate in games or sport
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Make make or cause to be or to become
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Commence get off the ground
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Turn channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
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Act perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
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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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Occurrence an event that happens
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Beginning the event consisting of the start of something
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Line in games or sports
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Point the precise location of something
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Point an instant of time
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 始める

Conjugations for 始める

masu stem
[はじ()·]
hajime
Negative stem
[はじ()·]
hajime
te-form
[はじ()··]
hajimete
Negative te-form
[はじ()····]
hajimenakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[はじ()···]
hajimenaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()··]
hajimeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()···]
hajimenai
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()··]
hajimeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimenakatta
Presumptive Form
[はじ()···]
hajimeyou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()···]
hajimemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimemasen
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·······]
hajimemasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimemashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()···]
hajimetai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimetakunai
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimetakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·······]
hajimetakunakatta
te-form
[はじ()····]
hajimetakute
Negative te-form
[はじ()······]
hajimetakunakute
Adverbial Form
[はじ()···]
hajimetaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()··]
hajimero
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimenasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()···]
hajimereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimenakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[はじ()····]
hajimenakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()···]
hajimetara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimenakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()···]
hajimetari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimerarenai
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·······]
hajimerarenakatta
te-form
[はじ()····]
hajimerarete
Negative te-form
[はじ()······]
hajimerarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·········]
hajimeraremasendeshita
Colloquial Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()···]
hajimereru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimerenai
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()···]
hajimereta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimerenakatta
te-form
[はじ()···]
hajimerete
Negative te-form
[はじ()·····]
hajimerenakute
Colloquial Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimeremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimeremasen
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimeremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()········]
hajimeremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimerarenai
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·······]
hajimerarenakatta
te-form
[はじ()····]
hajimerarete
Negative te-form
[はじ()······]
hajimerarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·········]
hajimeraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimesaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimesasenai
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()····]
hajimesaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·······]
hajimesasenakatta
te-form
[はじ()····]
hajimesasete
Negative te-form
[はじ()······]
hajimesasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()·····]
hajimesasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimesasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimesasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·········]
hajimesasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimesaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·······]
hajimesaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()······]
hajimesaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()·········]
hajimesaserarenakatta
te-form
[はじ()······]
hajimesaserarete
Negative te-form
[はじ()········]
hajimesaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[はじ()·······]
hajimesaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()········]
hajimesaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[はじ()········]
hajimesaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()···········]
hajimesaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[はじ()··]
hajimen
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()··]
hajimezu
Classical Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[はじ()··]
hajimenu

Sample Sentences for 始める

Mr Smith always begins his lectures with a joke.
You should have started by now.
A lot of flowers begin to bloom in spring.
You must begin with books like these that you can understand easily.
When it began to rain, she told her son to take in the washing.

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