Meanings
Verb (5-dan, す, transitive)
1. to cure; to heal
usu. 治す
2. to fix; to correct; to repair
usu. 直す
Auxiliary verb
3. to do over again
after -masu base of verb; usu. 直す
Auxiliary verb
Kansai-ben
Kyōto-ben
4. to replace; to put back as it was
usu. 直す
Auxiliary verb
5. to convert (into a different state); to transform
usu. 直す
Alt. form
Kanji used
straight
Top 1800
Used in vocabulary (51 in total)
to do over again; to redo; to start over; to remake; to resume; to recommence
to put back up; to stand back up; to restore (to former strength); to revive (e.g. the economy); to make again (a plan, policy, etc.); to reformulate
to look at again; to re-examine (policy, estimate, plan, etc.); to review; to get a better opinion of; to see in a more positive light; to improve
Examples (27 in total)
I had thought that I had already corrected it.
Once you have formed a bad habit, you can't get rid of it easily.
Tom will have that fixed in no time.