Words — 1 found

Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to wring (towel, rag); to squeezeesp. 絞る
2. to squeeze (fruit to extract juice); to press; to extract; to milk; to express milkesp. 搾る
3. to rack (one's brains); to strain (one's voice)
4. to extort; to exploit
5. to chew out; to reprimand severely; to rake over the coals; to give a sound scolding; to tell someone off; to scold; to rebukeSee also 油を絞る, often passive voice
6. to drill into; to train
7. to narrow down (one's focus); to whittle down
8. to gather up (curtain, etc.); to tighten (drawstring)
9. to stop down (lens)
10. to turn down (e.g. radio)
11. to bend (bow); to draw
12. to hold down; to constrict; to immobilizeSumo term
Other forms
搾る 【しぼる】
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Kanji — 1 found

12 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
strangle, constrict, wring
On: コウ
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Sentences — 9 found

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    • ようてん要点
    • しぼ絞って
    • けってい決定
    • くだ下しましょう
    Let's get down to brass tacks and make a decision. Tatoeba
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