Jisho

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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to pin down; to hold down; to press downalso written as 圧さえる
  • この
  • はしご
  • しっかり
  • 押さえて
  • くれ
  • Hold this ladder steady.
Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
2. to cover (esp. a part of one's body with one's hand); to clutch (a body part in pain); to press (a body part)
Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
3. to get a hold of; to obtain; to seize; to catch; to arrest
  • けいさつ警察
  • その
  • ごうとう強盗
  • くび
  • 押さえた
  • The police seized the robber by the neck.
Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
4. to grasp (a point); to comprehend
  • わたし
  • かれ
  • わたし私の
  • わるぐち悪口
  • 言っている
  • ところ
  • 押さえた
  • I caught him speaking ill of me.
Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
5. to quell; to subdue; to suppress; to repress; to hold back; to check; to curb; to containSee also 抑える おさえる
Other forms
押える 【おさえる】

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