abheben

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German abheben, abeheben, equivalent to ab- (off-) +‎ heben (to lift, raise). Cognate with Old Saxon afhebbian (whence Middle Low German afhebben).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʔapˌheːbm̩/, /ˈʔapˌheːbən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

abheben (class 6 strong, third-person singular simple present hebt ab, past tense hob ab, past participle abgehoben, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to lift off
  2. (intransitive, of airplanes) to take off
  3. (telephony, pick up the receiver) to answer
  4. (transitive, banking, of bank accounts) to withdraw
  5. (card games) to cut
  6. (reflexive) to be dissimilar to, differ from (von)

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