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, ausschalten
  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), to accost, (internet) to flame (approach agressively)
  5. to dress (a salad)

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