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[しぼ()·]
shiboru
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[しぼ()·]
shiboru

English Meaning(s) for 絞る

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to wring (towel, rag); to squeeze (esp. 絞る)
  2. to squeeze (fruit to extract juice); to press; to extract; to milk; to express milk (esp. 搾る)
  3. to rack (one's brains); to strain (one's voice)
  4. to extort; to exploit
  5. to chew out; to reprimand severely; to rake over the coals; to give a sound scolding; to tell someone off; to scold; to rebuke (often passive voice)
  6. to drill into; to train
  7. to narrow down (one's focus); to whittle down
  8. to gather up (curtain, etc.); to tighten (drawstring)
  9. to stop down (lens)
  10. to turn down (e.g. radio)
  11. to bend (bow); to draw
  12. to hold down; to constrict; to immobilize

Definition and Synonyms for 絞る

Narrow become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
Synonyms: 特化, 絞る, 絞り込む
Specify define clearly
Synonyms: 絞る, 絞り込む
Squeeze Out extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing
Synonyms: 搾り取る, 絞る, 絞り出す
Wring twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid
Synonyms: 絞る
Press place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
Synonyms: 促す, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Press press from a plastic
Synonyms: 促す, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Press create by pressing
Synonyms: 促す, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Wring obtain by coercion or intimidation
Synonyms: せびる, ねだり, ねだる, ゆすり, ゆする, ゆすり取る, 取り立てる, 吸い取る, 強請, 搾取, 搾り取る, 無心, 絞る, 絞り上げる, 脅し取る
Press to be oppressive or burdensome
Synonyms: 促す, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Press be urgent
Synonyms: 促す, 切迫, 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 急き立てる, 押す, 押し付ける, 絞る
Diaphragm a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
Synonyms: 絞り, 絞る

Meanings for each kanji in 絞る

strangle; constrict; wring Kanji Details »

Categories 絞る is a member of

Vary become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
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Determine fix in scope
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Take Out remove, usually with some force or effort
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Squelch to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
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Make make or cause to be or to become
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Cast form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
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Fleece rip off
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Be have the quality of being
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Matter have weight
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Mechanical Device mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
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Flatten become flat or flatter
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 絞る

Conjugations for 絞る

masu stem
[しぼ()·]
shibori
Negative stem
[しぼ()·]
shibora
te-form
[しぼ()··]
shibotte
Negative te-form
[しぼ()····]
shiboranakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiboranaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()·]
shiboru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiboranai
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()··]
shibotta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiboranakatta
Presumptive Form
[しぼ()··]
shiborou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiborimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiborimasen
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiborimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·······]
shiborimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiborimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiboritai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiboritakunai
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiboritakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·······]
shiboritakunakatta
te-form
[しぼ()····]
shiboritakute
Negative te-form
[しぼ()······]
shiboritakunakute
Adverbial Form
[しぼ()···]
shiboritaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()·]
shibore
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiborinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()··]
shiboreba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiboranakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[しぼ()····]
shiboranakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()···]
shibottara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()······]
shiboranakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()···]
shibottari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()··]
shiboreru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiborenai
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()··]
shiboreta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiborenakatta
masu-stem
[しぼ()·]
shibore
te-form
[しぼ()··]
shiborete
Negative te-form
[しぼ()····]
shiborenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiboremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiboremasen
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiboremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·······]
shiboremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiborareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiborarenai
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiborareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()······]
shiborarenakatta
masu stem
[しぼ()··]
shiborare
te-form
[しぼ()···]
shiborarete
Negative te-form
[しぼ()·····]
shiborarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiboraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiboraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiboraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()········]
shiboraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiboraseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiborasenai
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiboraseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()······]
shiborasenakatta
masu stem
[しぼ()··]
shiborase
te-form
[しぼ()···]
shiborasete
Negative te-form
[しぼ()·····]
shiborasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiborasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiborasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiborasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()········]
shiborasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiborasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiborasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()····]
shiborasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·······]
shiborasarenakatta
masu stem
[しぼ()···]
shiborasare
te-form
[しぼ()····]
shiborasarete
Negative te-form
[しぼ()······]
shiborasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[しぼ()·····]
shiborasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()······]
shiborasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[しぼ()······]
shiborasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()·········]
shiborasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[しぼ()··]
shiboran
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()··]
shiborazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()··]
shiboranu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[しぼ()···]
shiborazaru

Sample Sentences for 絞る

She wrung the towel.
She wrung the towel dry.
She squeezed the juice from several oranges.
Yes, and here's a photo of the farm where we milked the cows.
She squeezed a lemon for tea.

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