Meaning of しめる in Japanese

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Definition of しめる

  1. (v1, vt) to strangle; to constrict

    Please fasten your seat belts, and kindly refrain from smoking.

しめる(shimeru) · しとる(shitoru) 湿る

湿 Kanji Details

  1. (v5r, vi) to be wet; to become wet; to be damp; to be moist

    The washing is still damp wet.

  2. to be in low spirits; to feel depressed
  1. (v1, vt) to comprise (some part of the whole); to account for; to make up (of)
  2. to hold; to occupy

    Once you get the taste for gambling, it's hard to give it up.

  1. (v1, vt) to tie; to fasten

    You must fasten your seat belts during take-off.

  2. to total; to sum
  3. to be strict with
  4. to economize (economise); to cut down on
  5. to make sushi adding a mixture of vinegar and salt
  1. (v1, vt) to close; to shut
  1. (v1, aux-v) to make (old causative verbal ending); to let →Related words: 使む , 成らしめる

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