Meaning of 掛かる in Japanese

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Definition of 掛かる

  1. (v5r, vi) to take (a resource, e.g. time or money) →Related words: 時間がかかる
  2. (v5r) to hang

    There is a map on the wall.

  3. to come into view; to arrive →Related words: お目にかかる
  4. to come under (a contract, a tax)
  5. to start (engines, motors)

    How can I start the engine?

  6. to attend; to deal with; to handle

    If your tooth hurts, you should see a dentist.

  7. (v5r, aux-v) to have started to; to be on the verge of

    It's almost over.

  8. to overlap (e.g. information in a manual); to cover
  9. to (come) at

    The horse kicked at him when he approached it.

  10. to be fastened →Related words: 鍵がかかる
  11. to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.)

    You must keep this machine free from dust.

  12. to be caught in →Related words: 罠にかかる

    George was tricked into buying the land.

  13. to get a call →Related words: 電話が掛かる

    You have the wrong number.

  14. to depend on

    Our success depends on whether he helps us or not.

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