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Päästää (Verb type1)


  1. (+ verb in third infinitive illative or adverb) to let (free someone of some restraint, obligation, etc. that prevents them from doing something or going somewhere)
    Hän päästi lapsen menemään.
    He let the child go.
    1. (~ irti) to release, to let loose, rid
    2. (~ ohi) to make way or give way for, let past
  2. to emit, give off
  3. (metallurgy) to temper (to heat-treat hardened metal in order to increase toughness)
  4. (ball games) to concede (a goal)


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".