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Verb type: 1


  1. to thank (for = elative), express one's gratitude
    Antonyms: haukkua, moittia
    Kiitin häntä illasta.
    I thanked her for the evening.
    En voi kiittää sinua kylliksi.
    I don't know how to express my gratitude (to you).
    (literally, “I can't thank you enough.”)
    Ei kiittämistä!
    Don’t mention it!
    (literally, “No thanking! / No need to thank!”)
  2. to praise, commend
    Synonyms: kehua, ylistää
    Antonyms: haukkua, moittia
  3. (figuratively) to lay something at the feet of someone; to assign responsibility for something to someone
    Kuinka pitkälti saamme kiittää Iowan esivaaleja nykyisestä maatalouspolitiikastamme?
    How much of our current agricultural policy can we lay at the feet of the Iowa caucuses?


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Present tense conjugation chart

Past tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart

Pluperfect tense conjugation chart

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".

Present tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart