All Verbs

Meaning of verbs

Find more than 15,000 different meanings of German verbs. The meanings are represented by individually numbered definitions and conjugation tables. If a verb has different meaning groups, these are shown separately.

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A1 · haben · irregular <also: transitive · intransitive>
will · wollte · hat gewollt

C2 · haben · irregular · separable · transitive <also: passive>
schließt zu · schloss zu (schlösse zu) · hat zugeschlossen

A1 · sein · irregular <also: intransitive · transitive>
ist · war (wäre) · ist gewesen

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Grammatical information is stored for every meaning. If these apply to the entire verb or the entire meaning group, they are noted there, otherwise directly at the meaning. The following grammatical information is available:

  • Verb class: regular or irregular verb
  • Auxiliary verb: perfect with 'have' or 'sein'
  • Transitivity: transitive or intransitive verb
  • Reflexivity: reflexive verb with 'sich'


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