anstellen

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Etymology[edit]

an- +‎ stellen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔanʃtɛln̩/, /ˈʔanʃtɛlən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

anstellen (third-person singular simple present stellt an, past tense stellte an, past participle angestellt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (reflexive) to queue, to line up
  2. (transitive) to hire, to appoint
  3. (transitive) to switch on, to power up, to enable
    Synonyms: anmachen, anschalten, einschalten, anschmeißen, aktivieren
    Antonyms: ausmachen, ausstellen, abstellen, abschalten, deaktivieren
  4. (colloquial, reflexive) to behave
  5. (colloquial, transitive) to perform

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