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外す, はずす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to remove, to take off, to detach, to unfasten, to undo
2. to drop (e.g. from a team), to remove (from a position), to exclude, to expel
3. to leave (e.g. one's seat), to go away from, to step out, to slip away
4. to dodge (a question, blow, etc.), to evade, to sidestep, to avoid (e.g. peak season)
Antonym: 当たる・1
5. to miss (a target, chance, punch, etc.)
取り外す, 取外す, 取りはずす, とりはずす
Godan verb, Transitive
to dismantle, to demount, to take something away, to detach
踏み外す, ふみはずす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to miss one's footing
2. to be off the right track, to be on the wrong path
切り外す, 切りはずす, きりはずす
Godan verb, Transitive
to miss in attempting to kill
聞き外す, 聞外す, ききはずす
Godan verb, Transitive, Archaism
1. to mishear
2. to stop listening halfway through
席を外す, せきをはずす
Expression, Godan verb
to leave one's seat, to temporarily excuse oneself (from a meeting, etc.), to step outside, to be away (from one's desk, etc.)
座を外す, ざをはずす
Expression, Godan verb
to withdraw from someone's presence, to leave the room
眼鏡を外す, めがねをはずす
Expression, Godan verb
to take off one's glasses
羽目を外す, ハメを外す, はめを外す, 羽目をはずす, はめをはずす, ハメをはずす
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to go over the top, to act without restraint, to cut loose
たがを外す, タガを外す, 箍を外す, たがをはずす, タガをはずす
Expression, Godan verb
to cut loose, to act without restraint, to throw off all inhibitions, to go wild
予定から外す, よていからはずす
Expression, Godan verb
to exclude from the schedule
道を踏み外す, みちをふみはずす
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to go astray, to become corrupt, to go bad
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