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[ちゃく()·しゅ()]
chakushu
suru verb, noun

English Meaning(s) for 着手

suru verb
  1. to start work (on); to undertake
  2. to start committing a crime (also 著手)
noun
  1. embarkation; launch

Definition and Synonyms for 着手

Beginning the act of starting something
Synonyms: スタート, 始動, 発動, 着手, 開始
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
Get Moving start to be active
Synonyms: 作興, 動き出す, 着手, 策励
Mount put up or launch
Synonyms: 展開, 着手, 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
Attempt enter upon an activity or enterprise
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, おっぱじめる, 乗り出す, 乗り掛かる, 乗り掛ける, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 企てる, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, 図る, し始める, 打ち掛かる, 着手, 試す, 試みる
Approach begin to deal with
Synonyms: かかる, しだす, アプローチ, 乗り出す, 仕掛かる, 仕掛ける, 取っ付く, 取り付く, 取り掛かる, し始める, 着手

Meanings for each kanji in 着手

don; arrive; wear; counter for suits of clothing Kanji Details »
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Categories 着手 is a member of

Commence take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
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Commence set in motion, cause to start
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Initiate take the lead or initiative in
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Act perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
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Change Of State the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 着手

Sample Sentences for 着手

The government undertook a drastic reform of parliament.
The government started tax reform.
The premier announced his intention to undertake drastic reforms in parliament.
He undertook a great deal of work.
When, one day, computers undertake to translate literary works, it will be the end of literature as we know it.

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