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See also: Ablässen and ablaßen


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ab- +‎ lassen


  • IPA(key): /ˈʔaplasn̩/, /ˈʔaplasən/
  • Hyphenation: ab‧las‧sen
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ablassen (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present lässt ab, past tense ließ ab, past participle abgelassen, past subjunctive ließe ab, auxiliary haben)

  1. to drain; to let off, to let out
    Ich lasse schon mal das Wasser aus dem Pool ab.
    I drain the water from the pool.
    Haben Sie Schmerzen, wenn Sie Urin ablassen?
    Do you feel any pain when passing urine?
    Schatz, du hast schon wieder vergessen, das Wasser aus der Wanne abzulassen.
    Darling, you′ve forgotten again to let the water out of the bath.
    Darling, you′ve forgotten again to empty the bath.
    Der Dampf im Kessel muss abgelassen werden.
    The steam of the boiler has to be let off.
  2. to let go
    Im letzten Moment ließ er von mir ab.
    At the last moment he let go of me.


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