落とす

落す

Reading

Kana: おとす
Romaji: otosu
Kana
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Definitions

v5s
vt
1

to drop; to lose; to let fall; to shed (light); to cast (one's gaze); to pour in (liquid); to leave behind

2

to clean off (dirt, makeup, paint, etc.); to remove (e.g. stains or facial hair); to lose; to spend money at a certain place; to omit; to leave out; to secretly let escape

3

to lose (a match); to reject (an applicant); to fail (a course); to defeat (in an election)

4

to lower (e.g. shoulders or voice); to lessen (e.g. production or body weight); to worsen (quality); to reduce (e.g. rank or popularity); to speak badly of; to make light of; to fall into straitened circumstances

5

to fall into (e.g. a dilemma or sin); to make one's own; to have one's bid accepted; to force surrender; to take (e.g. an enemy camp or castle); to forcefully convince; to press for a confession; to deal with

6

to download; to copy from a computer to another medium

(Computer terminology)
7

to make someone swoon (judo)

(Martial arts term)
8

to finish a story (e.g. with the punch line)

9

to finish (a period, e.g. of fasting)

Kanji

Readings: ラク、 お.ちる、 お.ち、 お.とす
Meanings: fall, drop, come down, village, hamlet

Example Sentences

(かれ)(こえ)をおとした。
➥He dropped his voice.
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そのコップを(おと)すな。
➥Don't drop that cup.
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(かれ)(ゆか)(ほん)()とした。
➥He dropped his books on the floor.
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(かれ)花瓶(かびん)()とした。
➥He dropped a vase.
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勘定(かんじょう)経費(けいひ)()とした。
➥I paid the bill out of my expense account.
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(かれ)(おこ)って(かみなり)()とした。
➥He snarled out his anger.
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