決める

極める

Reading

Kana: きめる
Romaji: kimeru
Kana
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Definitions

v1
vt
1

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 fix

2

to clinch (a victory); to decide (the outcome of a match)

3

to persist in doing; to go through with

4

to always do; to have made a habit of

Note: as 決めている
5

to take for granted; to assume

6

to dress up; to dress to kill; to dress to the nines

7

to carry out successfully (a move in sports, a pose in dance, etc.); to succeed in doing

8

to immobilize with a double-arm lock (in sumo, judo, etc.)

(Martial arts term) (Sumo term)
9

to eat or drink something; to take illegal drugs

Kanji

Readings: ケツ、 き.める、 -ぎ.め、 き.まる、 さ.く
Meanings: decide, fix, agree upon, appoint
Readings: キョク、 ゴク、 きわ.める、 きわ.まる、 きわ.まり、 きわ.み、 き.める、 -ぎ.め、 き.まる
Meanings: poles, settlement, conclusion, end, highest rank, electric poles, very, extremely, most, highly, 10**48

Example Sentences

投票(とうひょう)()める。
➥We'll decide by voting.
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コインで()めよう。
➥Let's toss up for it.
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(かれ)はそれに()めた。
➥He decided on that.
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条件(じょうけん)()める。
➥I fix the terms.
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()くまいと()めた。
➥I decided not to go.
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(かれ)(あか)(くるま)()めた。
➥He decided on a red car.
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