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nobasu
godan verb, transitive verb

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nobasu

English Meaning(s) for 伸ばす

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to grow long (beard, hair, etc.)
  2. to lengthen; to extend; to stretch
  3. to reach out; to hold out
  4. to straighten; to smooth out
  5. to spread evenly (dough, cream, etc.)
  6. to dilute; to thin out
  7. to postpone
  8. to prolong
  9. to strengthen; to develop; to expand

Definition and Synonyms for 伸ばす

Keep Up lengthen or extend in duration or space
Synonyms: 伸ばす, 保つ, 保する, 存続, 延長, 引きずる, 引っ張る, 持ち切る, 持続, 続く, 続ける, 維持
Develop cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
Synonyms: 伸ばす, 成長, 発育
Protract lengthen in time
Synonyms: 伸ばす, 延べる, 延長, 引き延ばす, 引っ張る
Drag One'S Feet postpone doing what one should be doing
Synonyms: ぐずぐず, 伸ばす, 先延ばし, 躊躇, 逡巡
Shelve hold back to a later time
Synonyms: 伸ばす, 保留, 先送り, 延期, 引き延ばす, 持ち越す, 日延べ, 猶予, 留保, 繰り下げる, 繰り延べる, 見合わす, 見合わせる, 遅らす, 遅らせる, 遷延, 順延
Stretch extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
Synonyms: 伸す, 伸ばす, 伸張
Spin Out prolong or extend
Synonyms: スピンアウト, 伸ばす
Stretch make long or longer by pulling and stretching
Synonyms: 伸す, 伸ばす, 伸張, 引き延ばす
Delay cause to be slowed down or delayed
Synonyms: 伸ばす, 延引, 引き延ばす, 繰り延べる, 遅らす, 遅らせる, 遅延, 遅滞, 遷延
Widen extend in scope or range or area
Synonyms: 伸す, 伸ばす, 伸びる, 伸張, 広がる, 広げる, 広まる, 広める, 延べる, 拡大, 拡幅, 拡張
Stretch extend the scope or meaning of
Synonyms: 伸ばす
Extend open or straighten out
Synonyms: 伸ばす
Roll Out straighten by unrolling
Synonyms: 伸ばす
Uncoil unwind or untwist
Synonyms: 伸ばす
Unfold extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
Synonyms: 伸す, 伸ばす, 伸びる, 伸び上がる, 伸展, 伸べ広げる, 伸張, 取り広げる, 展開, 広がる, 広げる, 広まる, 広める, 延べる, 延長, 引き延ばす, 押し広げる, 拡大, 拡張, 繰り広げる
Delay act later than planned, scheduled, or required
Synonyms: 伸ばす, 延引, 延期, 延滞, 引き延ばす, 猶予, 繰り延べる, 遅らす, 遅らせる, 遅延, 遅滞, 遷延
Protract cause to be or last longer
Synonyms: 伸ばす, 延べる, 延長, 引き延ばす, 引っ張る
Stretch often unduly
Synonyms: 伸ばす
Extend unbend
Synonyms: 伸ばす

Meanings for each kanji in 伸ばす

expand; stretch; extend; lengthen; increase Kanji Details »

Categories 伸ばす is a member of

Tense cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
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Modify cause to change
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Change Shape assume a different shape or form
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Increase make bigger or more
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Lengthen make longer
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Protract lengthen in time
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Slow lose velocity
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Widen extend in scope or range or area
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Straighten make straight
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Wait wait before acting
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Delay act later than planned, scheduled, or required
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Continue keep or maintain in unaltered condition
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Disentangle separate the tangles of
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 伸ばす

Conjugations for 伸ばす

masu stem Form
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nobashi
Negative stem Form
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nobasa
te-form
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nobashite
Negative te-form Form
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nobasanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasanai
Past Indicative Form
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nobashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobasanakatta
Presumptive Form
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nobasou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobashimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobashimasen
Past Indicative Form
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nobashimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobashimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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nobashimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobashitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobashitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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nobashitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobashitakunakatta
te-form
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nobashitakute
Negative te-form Form
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nobashitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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nobashitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobase
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobashinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobaseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobashitara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobashitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasenai
Past Indicative Form
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nobaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobasenakatta
te-form
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nobasete
Negative te-form Form
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nobasenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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nobasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobasemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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nobasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobasarenakatta
te-form
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nobasarete
Negative te-form Form
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nobasarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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nobasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobasaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobasaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasasenai
Past Indicative Form
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nobasaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobasasenakatta
te-form
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nobasasete
Negative te-form Form
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nobasasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobasasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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nobasasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobasasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobasaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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nobasaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobasaserarenakatta
te-form
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nobasaserarete
Negative te-form Form
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nobasaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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nobasaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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nobasaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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nobasaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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nobasaseraremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 伸ばす

The boy persisted in wearing his hair long.
He made use of the opportunity to improve his English.
I always stretch my leg muscles before playing tennis.
In the darkness, I frantically reach out towards the receding figure.
I found my mother busy ironing out some shirts.

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