Definition of 下す

くだすkudasu Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to make a decision; to draw a conclusion
  • to give a judgement; to hand down a verdict; to pass a sentence; to give an order
  • to let go down; to lower
  • to do oneself; to do by oneself 手を下す
  • to beat; to defeat
  • to have loose bowels; to have diarrhea
  • to pass (in stool); to discharge from the body

auxiliary verb / godan ~す verb:

  • to do in one go; to do to the end without stopping

Example Sentences

Let's get down to brass tacks and make a decision.
The question is who will make the decision.
The court judged him guilty.
The court adjudged that the will was valid.
The court judged the case.

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