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nakusu
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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nakusu
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nakusu
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English Meaning(s) for なくす

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to lose (something); to mislay
  2. to get rid of; to eliminate; to remove

Definition and Synonyms for なくす

Lose fail to keep or to maintain
Synonyms: なくす, 亡失, 取り落とす, 喪失, 失う, 失する, 失墜, 忘失, 損亡, 無くなす, 紛失, 落とす, 落っことす, 逸する, 遺失
Lose miss from one's possessions
Synonyms: なくす, 亡失, 喪失, 忘失, 無くなす, 紛失, 落とす, 落っことす, 見失う, 遺失
Abolish do away with
Synonyms: なくす, 廃止, 廃除, 撤廃, 無効にする
Eliminate terminate, end, or take out
Synonyms: なくす, のける, 取り去る, 取り除く, 消す, 消去, 消し去る, 消除, 絶やす, 絶滅, 避ける, 除く, 除する, 除却, 除去
Misplace place (something) where one cannot find it again
Synonyms: なくす, 亡くす, 亡失, 取り落とす, 失う, 失する, 失墜, 忘る, 忘れる, 忘失, 散じる, 紛失, 置き忘れる, 置き違える, 落とす, 落っことす, 逸する, 遺失
Lose lose sight of
Synonyms: なくす, 亡失, 喪失, 忘失, 無くなす, 紛失, 落とす, 落っことす, 見失う, 遺失
Lose cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
Synonyms: なくす, 亡失, 取り落とす, 喪失, 失う, 失する, 失墜, 忘失, 損亡, 無くなす, 紛失, 落とす, 落っことす, 逸する, 遺失

Categories なくす is a member of

Set put into a certain place or abstract location
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Destruct do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
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Stroke Order Diagrams for なくす

Conjugations for なくす

masu stem
nakushi
Negative stem
nakusa
te-form
nakushite
Negative te-form
nakusanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
nakusanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
nakusu
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusanai
Past Indicative Form
nakushita
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakusanakatta
Presumptive Form
nakusou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
nakushimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakushimasen
Past Indicative Form
nakushimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakushimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
nakushimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
nakushitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakushitakunai
Past Indicative Form
nakushitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakushitakunakatta
Adjective stem
nakushita
te-form
nakushitakute
Negative te-form
nakushitakunakute
Adverbial Form
nakushitaku
Provisional Form
nakushitakereba
Provisional Negative Form
nakushitakunakereba
Conditional Form
nakushitakattara
Conditional Negative Form
nakushitakunakattara
Objective Form
nakushitasa
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
nakuse
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
nakushinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
nakuseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
nakusanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
nakushitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
nakushitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
nakuseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusenai
Past Indicative Form
nakuseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakusenakatta
masu-stem
nakuse
te-form
nakusete
Negative te-form
nakusenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
nakusemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusemasen
Past Indicative Form
nakusemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakusemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
nakusareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusarenai
Past Indicative Form
nakusareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakusarenakatta
masu stem
nakusare
te-form
nakusarete
Negative te-form
nakusarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
nakusaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusaremasen
Past Indicative Form
nakusaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakusaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
nakusaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusasenai
Past Indicative Form
nakusaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakusasenakatta
masu stem
nakusase
te-form
nakusasete
Negative te-form
nakusasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
nakusasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusasemasen
Past Indicative Form
nakusasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakusasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
nakusaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
nakusaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakusaserarenakatta
masu stem
nakusaserare
te-form
nakusaserarete
Negative te-form
nakusaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
nakusaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
nakusaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakusaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
nakusan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakusazaru

Intransitive pair for なくす

nakunaru
godan verb, intransitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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nakunaru

English Meanings:

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be lost (e.g. luggage); to be missing
  2. to be used up; to be run out; to be exhausted; to be consumed; to be reduced to zero; to not occur any more
  3. to disappear (e.g. pain); to be lost (e.g. a dream, confidence)

Sample Sentences for なくす

My father gave me a watch, but I lost it.
This is the same wallet as I lost a week ago.
He found his lost camera by chance.
Love is a great contradiction. You cannot live without it but at the same time you will be hurt by it.
In hard times like this, no ordinary effort can get our company out of the red.

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