geraten

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See also: Geräten

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈʀaːtn̩/, /ɡəˈʀaːtən/
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German gerāten, from Old High German girātan.

Verb[edit]

geraten ‎(class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present gerät, past tense geriet, past participle geraten, past subjunctive geriete, auxiliary sein)

  1. (intransitive) to turn out, succeed
  2. (intransitive) to thrive
  3. (intransitive, with “an ...” or “auf ...” and an accusative noun) to come (across, by); to fall (upon)
  4. (intransitive, with “in ...” or “unter ...” and a state or condition in the accusative) to get (into); to fall (into); to come (to); to fly (into)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 45/2010, page 90:
      Drei Jahre nach Ausbruch der Finanzkrise mehren sich die Spannungen zwischen den Industrienationen, der freie Welthandel gerät unter Druck.
      Three years after the outbreak of the financial crisis, the tensions between the industrial nations are increasing, the free world trade is coming under pressure.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

geraten ‎(past participle)

  1. (with auxiliary verb “haben) past participle of raten
  2. (with auxiliary verb “sein) past participle of geraten

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

geraten

  1. advisable
  2. guessed; solved
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