Showing entries with verbs only.
- しぼるcommon shiborucommon 【絞る · 搾る】
- godan る verb → conjugation / transitive:
- to wring; to squeeze; to press; to extract 例文
- to rack (one's brains); to strain (one's voice)
- to extort; to exploit
- to chew out; to reprimand severely; to rake over the coals; to give a sound scolding; to tell someone off; to scold; to rebuke; —Often in the passive voice. → 油を絞る
- to drill into; to train
- to narrow down (one's focus); to whittle down
- to gather up (a curtain, etc.); to tighten (a drawstring)
- to stop down (a lens)
- to turn down (e.g. the radio)
- to bend (a bow); to draw
- to hold down; to constrict; to immobilize; —Sumo term.