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Verb type: 1


  1. to manage, succeed (as opposed to fail)
    Keinotekoisen solun luominen on onnistunut.
    The creation of an artificial cell has been successful.
    Vuonna 1710 hänen onnistui kuitenkin paeta.
    However, in the year 1710 he managed to escape.


Indicative Conjugations

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

Conditional Conjugations

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