abnehmen

Meanings

1.
to decrease
(In the sense of a value decreasing, NOT for you decreasing something. It's a slow, gradual decrease.)
Opposite (closest): zunehmen
2.
to lose weight
Opposite (closest): zunehmen
3.
to take off
(ONLY for taking off hats, glasses or headphones, and also things that hang somewhere. NOT for planes.)
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Prefix Verbs Explained - "zunehmen"

A quick look at the "zunehmen" and why it's the German translation for gaining weight.

Vocab:

zunehmen, abnehmen, die Zunahme


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