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Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to decide, to choose, to determine, to make up one's mind, to resolve, to set one's heart on, to settle, to arrange, to set, to appoint, to fixdécider

to clinch (a victory), to decide (the outcome of a match)
to persist in doing, to go through with
as 決めている
to always do, to have made a habit of

to take for granted, to assume
to dress up, to dress to kill, to dress to the nines
to carry out successfully (a move in sports, a pose in dance, etc.), to succeed in doing
Martial arts term
Sumo term
to immobilize with a double-arm lock (in sumo, judo, etc.)

to eat or drink something, to take illegal drugsрешать, определять, устанавливатьfestlegen (Regeln, Grundsätze), einen Entschluss fassen, sich entschließen, beschließen, zum Entschluss kommen, sich entscheiden für…, auswählen, wählen, fällen (ein Urteil), festsetzen, fixieren, bestimmen, in einer Pose verharren, halten, geordnet bleiben, eine Technik ausführen lassen, die Arme des Gegners blockieren, verantwortlich machen, essen und trinken
ON: ケツKUN: き.める, -ぎ.め, き.まる, さ.く
decide, fix, agree upon, appoint

ON: キョク, ゴクKUN: きわ.める, きわ.まる, きわ.まり, きわ.み, き.める, -ぎ.め, き.まる
poles, highly, most, extremely, very, electric poles, highest rank, end, conclusion, settlement, 10**48

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
多くの運動選手は青年時代に盛りを極める。Parts: 多く (おおく), 運動選手 (うんどうせんしゅ), 青年時代 (せいねんじだい), 盛り (さかり), 極める (きわめる)Most athletes are at their best during their early manhood.
La plupart des athlètes sont à leur sommet lorsqu'ils sont jeunes.

そこに行くことに決めた。Parts: 其処 (そこ), 行く (いく), (こと), 決める (きめる)I made up my mind to go there.

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