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Pidättää (Verb type1)


  1. (transitive) to hold back, restrain, hinder, curb; to suppress; to suspend
    pidättää virantoimituksesta ― to suspend (from office)
  2. (transitive + partitive) to delay, detain, slow down, hold up
    pidättää hengitystään ― to hold one's breath
  3. (transitive) to withhold, deduct (advance taxes)
  4. (transitive) to reserve (a right)
    Kaikki oikeudet pidätetään. ― All rights reserved.
  5. (transitive, law) to arrest, detain, apprehend, place under arrest, take into custody, put in detention, put under custody (both in legal contexts and elsewhere)
  6. (physics, transitive + partitive) to absorb


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".