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[さが()·]
sagasu
godan verb, transitive verb

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[さが()·]
sagasu

English Meaning(s) for 探す

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to search (for something lost); to seek (a suspect in a crime)
  2. to search (for something desired, needed); to look for

Definition and Synonyms for 探す

Seek try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Synonyms: 尋ねる, 捜し回る, 捜し求める, 捜索, 探す, 探る
Want hunt or look for
Synonyms: 捜し回る, 探す, 求む, 求める
Look search or seek
Synonyms: みる, サーチ, 捜し回る, 捜査, 捜索, 探す, 探る, 探検, 探究, 探索, 検索, 詮索, 調べる
Seek try to get or reach
Synonyms: 尋ねる, 探す, 求む, 求める, 追う, 追究
Want want for a particular reason
Synonyms: 捜し回る, 探す, 求む, 求める

Meanings for each kanji in 探す

grope; search; look for Kanji Details »

Categories 探す is a member of

Seek try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
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Desire feel or have a desire for
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Examine observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 探す

Conjugations for 探す

masu stem Form
[さが()·]
sagashi
Negative stem Form
[さが()·]
sagasa
te-form
[さが()··]
sagashite
Negative te-form Form
[さが()····]
sagasanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()·]
sagasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()···]
sagasanai
Past Indicative Form
[さが()··]
sagashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·····]
sagasanakatta
Presumptive Form
[さが()··]
sagasou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()···]
sagashimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()····]
sagashimasen
Past Indicative Form
[さが()····]
sagashimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·······]
sagashimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[さが()·····]
sagashimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()···]
sagashitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·····]
sagashitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[さが()·····]
sagashitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·······]
sagashitakunakatta
te-form
[さが()····]
sagashitakute
Negative te-form Form
[さが()······]
sagashitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[さが()···]
sagashitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()·]
sagase
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()····]
sagashinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()··]
sagaseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·····]
sagasanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()···]
sagashitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()···]
sagashitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()··]
sagaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()···]
sagasenai
Past Indicative Form
[さが()··]
sagaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·····]
sagasenakatta
te-form
[さが()··]
sagasete
Negative te-form Form
[さが()····]
sagasenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()···]
sagasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()····]
sagasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[さが()····]
sagasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·······]
sagasemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()···]
sagasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()····]
sagasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[さが()···]
sagasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()······]
sagasarenakatta
te-form
[さが()···]
sagasarete
Negative te-form Form
[さが()·····]
sagasarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()····]
sagasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·····]
sagasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[さが()·····]
sagasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()········]
sagasaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()···]
sagasaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()····]
sagasasenai
Past Indicative Form
[さが()···]
sagasaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()······]
sagasasenakatta
te-form
[さが()···]
sagasasete
Negative te-form Form
[さが()·····]
sagasasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()····]
sagasasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·····]
sagasasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[さが()·····]
sagasasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()········]
sagasasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()·····]
sagasaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()······]
sagasaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
[さが()·····]
sagasaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()········]
sagasaserarenakatta
te-form
[さが()·····]
sagasaserarete
Negative te-form Form
[さが()·······]
sagasaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[さが()······]
sagasaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[さが()·······]
sagasaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[さが()·······]
sagasaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[さが()··········]
sagasaseraremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 探す

Shall I help you look for your keys.
You can also find many books in various formats at Project Gutenberg.
The policeman went over the room in search for evidence.
We need to look for a gas station because this car will soon run out of gas.
I spent three years looking for a good director, but couldn't find one.

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