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hiku
godan verb, transitive verb, intransitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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hiku
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hiku

English Meaning(s) for 引く

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to pull; to tug; to lead (e.g. a horse)
  2. to draw (attention, sympathy, etc.); to attract (e.g. interest)
  3. to draw back (e.g. one's hand); to draw in (one's chin, stomach, etc.); to pull in
  4. to draw (a card, mahjong tile, etc.)
  5. to draw (a line, plan, etc.)
  6. to catch (a cold)
  7. to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument)
  8. to look up (in a dictionary, phone book, etc.); to consult; to check
  9. to haul; to pull (vehicles) (esp. 牽く)
  10. to subtract; to deduct
  11. to recede; to ebb; to fade
  12. to be descend from; to inherit (a characteristic)
  13. to quote; to cite; to raise (as evidence)
  14. to lay on (electricity, gas, etc.); to install (e.g. a telephone); to supply (e.g. water)
  15. to hold (e.g. a note)
  16. to apply (e.g. lipstick); to oil (e.g. a pan); to wax (e.g. a floor)
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to move back; to draw back; to recede
  2. to lessen; to subside; to ebb; to go down (e.g. of swelling)
  3. to resign; to retire; to quit

Definition and Synonyms for 引く

Pull the force used in pulling
Synonyms: 引き, 引き, 引く, 引力
Favor an inclination to approve
Synonyms: 引き, 引き, 引く, 引き立つ, 引き立て, 引き立てる, 恩顧, 愛顧, 贔屓, 贔屓, 贔屓
Play exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
Synonyms: 引く
Pulling the act of pulling
Synonyms: プル, 引き, 引き, 引く, 引っ張り, 引っ張る, 牽引
Draggle make wet and dirty, as from rain
Synonyms: 引く
Close complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement
Synonyms: 引く, 引ける, 締め切る, 閉じる, 閉める
Refer seek information from
Synonyms: 参照, 引く, 検索, 調べる
Cast choose at random
Synonyms: 引く
Pull Back stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)
Synonyms: 引く
Take Out remove, usually with some force or effort
Synonyms: つまむ, 切り抜く, 取り出す, 引く, 引き出す, 引っ張る, 引っ張り出す, 引っこ抜く, 引き抜く, 引き摺り出す, 扱ぐ, ひん抜く, 抜く, 抜き出す, 抜き去る, 抜き取る, 摘む, 摘出
Play discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream
Synonyms: する, なる, かける, かける, はじく, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 演じる, 演ずる, 荒ぶ, 遊ぶ
Pull cause to move by pulling
Synonyms: 引く, 引っ張る
Tug move by pulling hard
Synonyms: 引く
Drag pull, as against a resistance
Synonyms: 引く, 引きずる, 引っ張る, 牽引
Tug tow (a vessel) with a tug
Synonyms: 引く
Arrest attract and fix
Synonyms: 引く, 引きつける, 惹く
Delineate make a mark or lines on a surface
Synonyms: 引く, 描く, 書く, 画す, 画する
Toy manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
Synonyms: する, なる, かける, かける, はじく, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 演じる, 演ずる
Play perform on a certain location
Synonyms: する, なる, かける, かける, はじく, プレイ, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 演じる, 演ずる
Play cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space
Synonyms: する, なる, かける, かける, はじく, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 演じる, 演ずる, 荒ぶ, 遊ぶ
Pull operate when rowing a boat
Synonyms: 引く
Toy behave carelessly or indifferently
Synonyms: する, なる, かける, かける, はじく, 努める, 勤める, 引く, 弾く, 戯る, 戯れる, 演じる, 演ずる
Lead cause something to pass or lead somewhere
Synonyms: 引く, 通す
Pull a device used for pulling something
Synonyms: 引き, 引き, 引く
Pulling applying force to move something toward or with you
Synonyms: プル, 引き, 引き, 引く, 引っ張り, 引っ張る, 牽引
Take Out also used in an abstract sense
Synonyms: つまむ, 切り抜く, 取り出す, 引く, 引き出す, 引っ張る, 引っ張り出す, 引っこ抜く, 引き抜く, 引き摺り出す, 扱ぐ, ひん抜く, 抜く, 抜き出す, 抜き去る, 抜き取る, 摘む, 摘出

Meanings for each kanji in 引く

pull; tug; jerk; admit; install; quote; refer to Kanji Details »

Categories 引く is a member of

Propulsion the act of propelling
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Tucker Out wear out completely
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Remove remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
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Sop cover with liquid
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End bring to an end or halt
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Mark make or leave a mark on
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Research attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner
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Go have a turn
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Manipulate hold something in one's hands and move it
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Pull cause to move by pulling
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Stretch pull in opposite directions
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Tow drag behind
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Pull In direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
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Perform give a performance (of something)
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Move cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
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Row propel with oars
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Make Pass cause to pass
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Act perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
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Device an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
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Inclination an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
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Force the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
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Discharge pour forth or release
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 引く

Conjugations for 引く

masu stem
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hiki
Negative stem
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hika
te-form
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hiite
Negative te-form
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hikanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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hikanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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hiku
Present Indicative Negative Form
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hikanai
Past Indicative Form
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hiita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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hikanakatta
Presumptive Form
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hikou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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hikimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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hikimasen
Past Indicative Form
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hikimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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hikimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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hikimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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hikitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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hikitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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hikitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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hikitakunakatta
te-form
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hikitakute
Negative te-form
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hikitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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hikitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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hike
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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hikinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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hikeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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hikanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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hikanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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hiitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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hikanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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hiitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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hikeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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hikenai
Past Indicative Form
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hiketa
Past Indicative Negative Form
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hikenakatta
te-form
[()··]
hikete
Negative te-form
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hikenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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hikemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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hikemasen
Past Indicative Form
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hikemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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hikemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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hikareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
hikarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
hikareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
hikarenakatta
te-form
[()···]
hikarete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
hikarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
hikaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
hikaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
hikaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()········]
hikaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()···]
hikaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()····]
hikasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()···]
hikaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
hikasenakatta
te-form
[()···]
hikasete
Negative te-form
[()·····]
hikasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
hikasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
hikasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·····]
hikasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()········]
hikasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()····]
hikasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·····]
hikasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()····]
hikasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·······]
hikasarenakatta
te-form
[()····]
hikasarete
Negative te-form
[()······]
hikasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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hikasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()······]
hikasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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hikasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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hikasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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hikan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()··]
hikazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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hikanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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hikazaru

Sample Sentences for 引く

You have to pull that door to open it.
This old building isn't worth fixing up. It would be better to tear it down.
Even though he had a cold, he went to work.
You'd better back off.
Draw a line on the paper.

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