anmachen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

an- +‎ machen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈanˌmaχən/, /ˈanˌmaχn/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

anmachen (third-person singular simple present macht an, past tense machte an, past participle angemacht, auxiliary haben)

  1. to switch on, to turn on (a lamp, a stove, an electronic device, etc.)
    Synonyms: anstellen, anschalten, einschalten, anschmeißen
    Antonyms: ausmachen, ausstellen, abstellen, abschalten
  2. to light, to start (a fire, a candle, gas etc.);
    Synonyms: anbrennen, entzünden, anzünden, befeuern
    Antonyms: ausmachen, erlöschen, auslöschen, löschen
  3. to turn on (a person, sexually), to hit on (a person)
  4. (colloquial) to start something with (someone), to provoke (someone); (internet) to flame
  5. to dress (a salad)

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