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osaeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[おさ()··]
osaeru

English Meaning(s) for 押さえる

ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to pin down; to hold down; to press down (also written as 圧さえる)
  2. to cover (esp. a part of one's body with one's hand); to clutch (a body part in pain); to press (a body part)
  3. to get a hold of; to obtain; to seize; to catch; to arrest
  4. to grasp (a point); to comprehend
  5. to quell; to subdue; to suppress; to repress; to hold back; to check; to curb; to contain

Definition and Synonyms for 押さえる

Repression a state of forcible subjugation
Synonyms: 抑え, 押さえる
Curb place restrictions on
Synonyms: はつる, 制限, 削る, 削減, 押さえる, 縮減, 限る, 限定
Stifle smother or suppress
Synonyms: 抑える, 押さえる
Defensive Measure military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
Synonyms: ディフェンス, 備え, 備える, 固め, 固め, 固める, 守り, 守り, 守る, 守備, 抑え, 抑える, 押さえる, 警備, 警固, 警防, 防ぎ, 防ぐ, 防備, 防御, 防衛, 防衛策
Suppression the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
Synonyms: 制御, 圧殺, 抑え, 抑制, 抑圧, 抑止, 押さえる
Hold arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
Synonyms: リザーブ, 予約, 取っておく, 押さえる
Curb lessen the intensity of
Synonyms: セーブ, コントロール, 制す, 制する, 制御, 我慢, 抑える, 抑制, 抑止, 押さえる, 押さえつける
Restraint discipline in personal and social activities
Synonyms: コントロール, 制御, 抑え, 抑制, 押さえる, 監督, 節度, 統制, 統御, 規制, 規律
Control a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
Synonyms: コントロール, 制圧, 制御, 制止, 取り締まり, 取り締まる, 手綱, 抑え, 抑制, 抑止, 押さえる, 拘束, 掣肘, 操作, 操縦, 支配, 治世, 監督, 管制, 管理, 管轄, 統制, 統御, 統括, 総監, 総締め, 総轄, 総領, 総領, 規制
Throttle place limits on (extent or access)
Synonyms: セーブ, 制約, 抑える, 抑制, 押さえる, 限る, 限定
Arrest hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Synonyms: やめる, 抑える, 抑止, 押さえる, 押しとどめる, せき止める, 止む, 止める, 留める, 阻む, 阻止, 食い止める
Brace support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
Synonyms: 押さえる
Encumber hold back
Synonyms: 制御, 抑える, 押さえる
Stifle conceal or hide
Synonyms: たまる, 噛み殺す, 噛み潰す, 噛み熟す, 抑える, 抑制, 押さえる, 押さえつける, 押し包む
Attach take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
Synonyms: 取り上げる, 召し上げる, 差し押さえる, 押さえる, 押収, 接収, 没収, 没取
Quash put down by force or intimidation
Synonyms: 圧伏, 圧抑, 封じる, 封じる, 弾圧, 抑圧, 押さえる, 押さえつける, 押さえ込む
Forestall keep from happening or arising
Synonyms: 妨げる, 封じる, 封じる, 差し止める, 押さえる, 押しとどめる, 禁じる, 禁ずる, 禁断, 禁止, 邪魔, 防ぐ, 防止, 防遏, 阻む, 阻害, 阻止
Arrest check the expansion or influence of
Synonyms: やめる, 抑える, 抑止, 押さえる, 押しとどめる, せき止める, 止む, 止める, 留める, 阻む, 阻止, 食い止める
Forestall make impossible
Synonyms: 妨げる, 封じる, 封じる, 差し止める, 押さえる, 押しとどめる, 禁じる, 禁ずる, 禁断, 禁止, 邪魔, 防ぐ, 防止, 防遏, 阻む, 阻害, 阻止
Curb temper
Synonyms: セーブ, コントロール, 制す, 制する, 制御, 我慢, 抑える, 抑制, 抑止, 押さえる, 押さえつける
Curb hold in restraint
Synonyms: セーブ, コントロール, 制す, 制する, 制御, 我慢, 抑える, 抑制, 抑止, 押さえる, 押さえつける
Curb hold or keep within limits
Synonyms: セーブ, コントロール, 制す, 制する, 制御, 我慢, 抑える, 抑制, 抑止, 押さえる, 押さえつける

Meanings for each kanji in 押さえる

push; stop; check; subdue; attach; seize; weight; shove; press; seal; do in spite of Kanji Details »

Categories 押さえる is a member of

Relation an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
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Strengthen make strong or stronger
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Throttle place limits on (extent or access)
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Circumscribe restrict or confine,
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Suppress to put down by force or authority
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Quest express the need or desire for
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Action a military engagement
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Abstinence act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
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Defend be on the defensive
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Take take into one's possession
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Keep keep under control
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Suppress come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
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Curb lessen the intensity of
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Discipline the trait of being well behaved
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Subjugation forced submission to control by others
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 押さえる

Conjugations for 押さえる

masu stem
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osae
Negative stem
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osae
te-form
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osaete
Negative te-form
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osaenakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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osaenaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaenai
Past Indicative Form
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osaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaenakatta
Presumptive Form
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osaeyou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaemasen
Past Indicative Form
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osaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaemasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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osaemashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaetai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaetakunai
Past Indicative Form
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osaetakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaetakunakatta
te-form
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osaetakute
Negative te-form
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osaetakunakute
Adverbial Form
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osaetaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaero
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaenasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaenakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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osaenakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaetara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaenakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaetari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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osaerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaerarenakatta
te-form
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osaerarete
Negative te-form
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osaerarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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osaeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaeraremasendeshita
Colloquial Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaereru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaerenai
Past Indicative Form
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osaereta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaerenakatta
te-form
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osaerete
Negative te-form
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osaerenakute
Colloquial Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaeremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaeremasen
Past Indicative Form
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osaeremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaeremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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osaerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaerarenakatta
te-form
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osaerarete
Negative te-form
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osaerarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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osaeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaeraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaesaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaesasenai
Past Indicative Form
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osaesaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaesasenakatta
te-form
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osaesasete
Negative te-form
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osaesasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaesasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaesasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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osaesasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaesasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaesaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaesaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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osaesaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaesaserarenakatta
te-form
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osaesaserarete
Negative te-form
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osaesaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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osaesaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaesaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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osaesaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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osaesaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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osaen
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaezu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaenu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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osaezaru

Sample Sentences for 押さえる

He couldn't keep his temper any longer.
He steeled himself against compassion.
I held the door open.
They are trying to keep costs down.
It is nice of you to hold a door open for a lady.

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