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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to deceive; to cheat; to swindleUsually written using kana alone
  • そんな
  • わたし私の
  • ごまかそう
  • としても
  • むだ無駄
  • You can't fool me with a trick like that.
Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
2. to falsify; to misrepresent; to lie about; to tamper with; to doctor; to cookUsually written using kana alone
  • かれ彼ら
  • ぜいきん税金
  • のが逃れる
  • ために
  • ちょう帳じり
  • ごまかした
  • They falsified the account balances to evade the tax.
Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
3. to evade (a question, taxes, etc.); to dodge; to gloss over (a mistake, fault, etc.); to smooth over; to get one's way out of (a difficult situation); to explain awayUsually written using kana alone
  • かれ
  • その
  • こと
  • わら笑って
  • ごまかした
  • He laughed the matter away.
Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
4. to embezzle; to pocketUsually written using kana alone
Other forms
誤摩化す 【ごまかす】胡麻化す 【ごまかす】
Notes
誤魔化す: Ateji (phonetic) reading. 誤摩化す: Ateji (phonetic) reading, Rarely-used kanji form. 胡麻化す: Ateji (phonetic) reading, Rarely-used kanji form.

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