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押さえる, 抑える, 押える, おさえる

  • osaeru


Ichidan verb, transitive verb

  • to pin something down
  • to hold something down
  • to hold something back
  • to stop
  • to restrain
  • to curb


  • to seize
  • to grasp
  • to arrest


  • to gain control of something
  • to govern
  • to keep down (e.g. information)
  • to suppress


  • to catch happening
  • to determine (important points)
  • to find (proof)
  • to understand

Examples of 押さえる,抑える,押える,おさえる in a Sentence

The police seized the robber by the neck.
Hold this ladder steady.
Jane could not stop herself from crying aloud.
I caught him speaking ill of me.
The government has held commodity prices in check.
I caught him stealing the money.
Before the horse race begins the jockeys grip the reins tightly to restrain the impatient horses.
Clutching my painful wound...
Yamada tried hard to keep his anger against his boss in check.
Chris cannot control his passion for the lovely new girl in town.

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押さえる,抑える,押える,おさえる Conjugations

Plain Polite 押さえますおさえます
Negative 押さえないおさえない
Negative Polite 押さえませんおさえません
Past 押さえたおさえた
Past Polite 押さえましたおさえました
Past Negative 押さえなかったおさえなかった
Past Negative Polite 押さえませんでしたおさえませんでした
Te Form 押さえておさえて
Progressive 押さえているおさえている
Progressive Polite 押さえていますおさえています
Progressive Negative 押さえてないおさえてない
Progressive Negative Polite 押さえていませんおさえていません
Passive 押さえられるおさえられる
Passive Te Form 押さえられておさえられて
Imperative 押さえなさいおさえなさい
Imperative Polite 押さえてくださいおさえてください
Imperative Polite Negative 押さえないでくださいおさえないでください
Optative 押さえたいおさえたい
Optative Negative 押さえたくなかったおさえたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 押さえたくないですおさえたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 押さえたくありませんおさえたくありません
Optative Past 押さえたかったおさえたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 押さえたくなかったですおさえたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 押さえたくありませんでしたおさえたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 押さえたくておさえたくて
Optative Conditional 押さえたければおさえたければ
Gerund 押さえながらおさえながら
Factitive 押さえさせるおさえさせる
Factitive Shortened 押さえさすおさえさす
Potential 押さえれるおさえれる
Potential Polite 押さえれますおさえれます
Conditional (Ba Form) 押さえればおさえれば
Conditional (Tara Form) 押さえたらおさえたら
Volitional 押さえようおさえよう
Volitional Polite 押さえましょうおさえましょう
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