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tsukaeru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[つか()··]
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tsukkaeru

English Meaning(s) for つかえる

ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to stick; to get stuck; to get caught; to get jammed; to clog
  2. to be unavailable; to be busy; to be occupied; to be full
  3. to be piled up (e.g. of work)
  4. to halt (in one's speech); to stumble (over one's words); to stutter; to stammer
  5. to feel blocked (of one's chest or throat, due to grief, anxiety, illness, etc.); to feel pressure; to feel pain

Definition and Synonyms for つかえる

Crutch anything that serves as an expedient
Synonyms: つかえる, 支う, 支え, 支える, 痞え
Defend argue or speak in defense of
Synonyms: かばう, つかえる, 味方, 幇助, 後押し, 後援, 応護, 扶助, 扶持, 擁護, 支う, 支える, 支持, 支援, 補助, 賛成
Maintain support against an opponent
Synonyms: つかえる, 支う, 支える
Support the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
Synonyms: つかえる, つっかい, サポート, 支う, 支え, 支える, 痞え, 突っ張り, 突っ張る
Underlay provide with a base, support, lining, or backing
Synonyms: つかえる, 支う, 支える
Keep supply with necessities and support
Synonyms: つかえる, 扶持, 扶養, 支う, 支える, 維持, 養う
Support aiding the cause or policy or interests of
Synonyms: つかえる, サポート, 後押し, 後援, 応援, 支う, 支え, 支える, 支持, 支援, 痞え
Hold be the physical support of
Synonyms: つかえる, サポート, 支う, 支える
Support something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
Synonyms: おかげ, つかえる, サポート, 介助, 介添え, 力添え, 加勢, 加役, 加担, 助力, 助太刀, 助成, 助け舟, 協賛, 尻押し, 幇助, 後押し, 後援, 後ろ盾, 応援, お手伝い, 扶助, 扶持, 掩護射撃, 援助, 援護, , 支う, 支え, 支える, 支持, 支援, 救い, 救う, 痞え, 肩入れ, 補助, 賛助
Shore support by placing against something solid or rigid
Synonyms: つかえる, 支う, 支える
Underlay put (something) under or beneath
Synonyms: つかえる, 支う, 支える
Underlay raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
Synonyms: つかえる, 支う, 支える
Hold remain in a certain state, position, or condition
Synonyms: つかえる, 保つ, 保持, 持つ, 持する, 支う, 支える, 続く, 続ける, 維持, 長持ち
Prop a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
Synonyms: つかえる, 支う, 支え, 支える, 支柱, 痞え, 突っ張り, 突っ張る
Support any device that bears the weight of another thing
Synonyms: つかえる, 支う, 支え, 支える, 痞え
Support supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
Synonyms: つかえる, つっかい, 土台, 支う, 支え, 支える, 支柱, つっかい棒, 痞え, 突っ張り, 突っ張る
Hold carry the weight of
Synonyms: つかえる, サポート, 支う, 支える

Categories つかえる is a member of

Expedient a means to an end
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Activity any specific behavior
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Argue present reasons and arguments
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Confirm strengthen or make more firm
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Supply give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
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Help the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
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Hold be the physical support of
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Set put into a certain place or abstract location
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Lift raise from a lower to a higher position
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Hold have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
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Continue continue a certain state, condition, or activity
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Device an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
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Support supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
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Influence a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
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Supporting Structure a structure that serves to support something
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Stroke Order Diagrams for つかえる

Conjugations for つかえる

masu stem
tsukae
Negative stem
tsukae
te-form
tsukaete
Negative te-form
tsukaenakute
Adverbial Negative Form
tsukaenaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaenai
Past Indicative Form
tsukaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaenakatta
Presumptive Form
tsukaeyou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaemasen
Past Indicative Form
tsukaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaemasendeshita
Presumptive Form
tsukaemashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaetai
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaetakunai
Past Indicative Form
tsukaetakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaetakunakatta
te-form
tsukaetakute
Negative te-form
tsukaetakunakute
Adverbial Form
tsukaetaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaero
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaenasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaenakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
tsukaenakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaetara
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaenakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaetari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaerarenai
Past Indicative Form
tsukaerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaerarenakatta
te-form
tsukaerarete
Negative te-form
tsukaerarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
tsukaeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaeraremasendeshita
Colloquial Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaereru
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaerenai
Past Indicative Form
tsukaereta
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaerenakatta
te-form
tsukaerete
Negative te-form
tsukaerenakute
Colloquial Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaeremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaeremasen
Past Indicative Form
tsukaeremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaeremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaerarenai
Past Indicative Form
tsukaerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaerarenakatta
te-form
tsukaerarete
Negative te-form
tsukaerarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
tsukaeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaeraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaesaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaesasenai
Past Indicative Form
tsukaesaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaesasenakatta
te-form
tsukaesasete
Negative te-form
tsukaesasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaesasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaesasemasen
Past Indicative Form
tsukaesasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaesasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaesaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaesaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
tsukaesaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaesaserarenakatta
te-form
tsukaesaserarete
Negative te-form
tsukaesaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
tsukaesaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaesaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
tsukaesaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
tsukaesaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
tsukaen
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaezu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaenu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
tsukaezaru

Sample Sentences for つかえる

Can I use a credit card for payment?
There are gaps between the boards in the box. If you fit them in snugly, you'll get more use out of the box.
This only takes quarters, you know.
It may safely be said that he is a genius.
Is this ticket good for this bus?

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