abstoßen

Meanings

1.
to push off, to repel
(As in physically pushing off. Think of a swimmer at the wall or of magnets and electrical poles.)
Opposite (closest): anziehen
2.
to repulse, to disgust
(Same idea as before but in a figurative sense. Rather strong!)
3.
to make a goalie kick
(In soccer.)

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Word of the Day - "stoßen"

Vocab:

stoßen, anstoßen, Anstoß, abstoßen, abstoßend, ausstoßen, aufstoßen, studieren, zustoßen, verstoßen


Word Family

Root: *(s)teu-

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