stellen

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See also: Stellen and stëllen

Dutch[edit]

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From Middle Dutch stellen, from Old Dutch *stellen, from Proto-Germanic *stallijaną. More at stell.

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stellen (past singular stelde, past participle gesteld)

  1. to position; place
  2. to state, to put forward
  3. (passive voice) gesteld zijn op: to feel affection for
  4. (zich stellen) to take one's stand
  5. (chemistry) to standardize a solution by titration

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stellen

  1. Plural form of stel

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German stellen, from Proto-Germanic *stallijaną. More at stell.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈʃtɛln̩], [ˈʃtɛlən]
  • (file)
  • (file)

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stellen (third-person singular simple present stellt, past tense stellte, past participle gestellt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to position
  2. (transitive) to put
  3. (transitive) to catch
    Die Polizei stellte den Dieb.
  4. (reflexive) to surrender
    Der Dieb stellte sich der Polizei.
  5. (transitive) to set, adjust (a clock)
  6. (reflexive) to place oneself, get
  7. (reflexive, with gerund or adjective) to feign, to pretend to

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