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済ます
Readings
すます
sumasu
Meanings
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
to finish, to get it over with, to concludeconclure, finir

to settle, to pay backrembourser
often with で
to get along (without something), to make do with (without)se débrouiller,s'en sortir (sans quelquechose)beenden, fertig werden mit, fertig machen, erledigen, vorliebnehmen, auskommen mit, sich behelfen (mit), auskommen (mit), bezahlen, bereinigen, lösen, schlichten

Kanji
ON: サイ, セイKUN: す.む, わたし, な.す, すく.う, -す.ます, す.ます, す.まない, -ずみ, -ず.み, わた.る
finish, come to an end, excusable, need not

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
電話で済まそうと思いました。Parts: 電話 (でんわ), 済ます (すます), 思う (おもう)I thought I could settle it by phone.
Ich dachte, ich könnte es per Telefon erledigen.

あなたはオーバーなしですますつもりですか。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), オーバー (オーバ), 無し (なし), 済ます (すます), 積もり (つもり), ですかDo you mean to do without an overcoat?

7時までに彼女は夕食を済ましてしまっているだろう。Parts: (じ), (まで), 彼女 (かのじょ), 夕食 (ゆうしょく), 済ます (すます), 仕舞う (しまう), だろう (だろ)By 7:00 she will have eaten dinner.

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