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ikasu
godan verb, transitive verb

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ikasu

English Meaning(s) for 生かす

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to make (the best) use of; to put to good use; to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.); to capitalise on (experience, etc.)
  2. to let live; to keep alive
  3. to revive; to resuscitate; to bring back to life
  4. to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)

Definition and Synonyms for 生かす

Resuscitate cause to regain consciousness
Synonyms: 生かす
Energize raise to a higher energy level
Synonyms: 励起, 生かす

Meanings for each kanji in 生かす

life; genuine; birth Kanji Details »

Categories 生かす is a member of

Modify cause to change
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Bring Round return to consciousness
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 生かす

Conjugations for 生かす

masu stem
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ikashi
Negative stem
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ikasa
te-form
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ikashite
Negative te-form
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ikasanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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ikasanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasanai
Past Indicative Form
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ikashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikasanakatta
Presumptive Form
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ikasou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikashimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikashimasen
Past Indicative Form
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ikashimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikashimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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ikashimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikashitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikashitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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ikashitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikashitakunakatta
te-form
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ikashitakute
Negative te-form
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ikashitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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ikashitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikase
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikashinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikaseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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ikasanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikashitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikashitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasenai
Past Indicative Form
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ikaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikasenakatta
te-form
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ikasete
Negative te-form
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ikasenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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ikasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikasemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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ikasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikasarenakatta
te-form
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ikasarete
Negative te-form
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ikasarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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ikasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikasaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikasaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasasenai
Past Indicative Form
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ikasaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikasasenakatta
te-form
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ikasasete
Negative te-form
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ikasasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikasasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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ikasasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikasasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikasaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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ikasaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikasaserarenakatta
te-form
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ikasaserarete
Negative te-form
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ikasaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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ikasaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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ikasaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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ikasaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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ikasan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasazu
Classical Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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ikasanu

Sample Sentences for 生かす

A family should not spend all of its money to keep someone alive on a machine.
I had hoped that my mother would live until I got married.
Live and let live.
In order to bring out your talents to the full you need to a profession more suited to you, to find a new work place.
We made the most of the opportunity.

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