Meaning of つける in Japanese

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Definition of つける

  1. (v1, vt) to install (a king, emperor, etc.)
  2. to appoint (to a post)

    I should be glad if you got the job.

  3. to assign (to study under)
  1. (v1, vt) to soak; to seep; to dip in

    He dipped his spoon into the soup.

  2. to pickle
  1. (v1, vt) to attach; to join; to add; to append; to affix; to stick; to glue; to fasten; to sew on; to apply (ointment)

    Put your coat on my account.

  2. to furnish (a house with)
  3. to wear; to put on

    He who wears armor falls with a big crash!

  4. to keep a diary; to make an entry
  5. to appraise; to set (a price)
  6. to bring alongside
  7. to place (under guard or doctor)
  8. to follow; to shadow →Related words: 跡をつける

    The policeman followed him.

  9. to load; to give (courage to)
  10. to keep (an eye on)
  11. to establish (relations or understanding)
  12. to turn on (light) →Related words: 点ける

    No sooner had Tom turned on the TV than the fuse blew.

  1. (v1, vt) to turn on; to switch on; to light up →Related words: 付ける

    Please turn on the television.

  1. (v1) to hunt a spy; to put a tail on someone; to stalk

    She became scared when she noticed the man following her.

Words related to つける

Sentences containing つける

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