Meanings

1.
to configurate/to stets up/to tune
(Settings of devices, like an AC or the phone settings.)
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2.
to employ
(The focus is on the act of employing, while the other one, "anstellen", focuses on the state of being employed. "einstellen" is used maunly as a verb.)
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Opposite: entlassen
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3.
to cease, to discontinue to knock of
(Often for fire or some sort of attemps, sounds formal and is as common as it is logical (i.e. not very much).)
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4.
to mentally prepare for, to get ready for
("sich+Acc einstellen auf+Acc" - very common in daily life.)
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Prefix Verbs Explained - "einstellen"

"einstellen" has a few meanings that seem to have nothing to do with each other. Today, we'll find out what they are and if there is a common idea.


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Root: *sta-
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