umlegen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

um- +‎ legen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʊmˌleːɡn̩/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

umlegen (third-person singular simple present legt um, past tense legte um, past participle umgelegt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to lay around
  2. (transitive) to tilt, to lay flat
  3. (transitive, of costs) to apportion
  4. (transitive, of a switch) to flip
  5. (transitive, of a lever) to shift, to move
  6. (transitive, of a necklace, scarf, coat etc.) to put on
  7. (transitive, slang, to kill or murder) to waste

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