заставлять

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Imperfective of заставить (zastavitʹ), from за- (za-) +‎ ставить (stavitʹ). The sense “to compel” is a calque of German anhalten.

VerbEdit

заставля́ть (zastavljátʹimpf (perfective заста́вить)

  1. to compel, to force, to make
ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • принуждать

VerbEdit

заставля́ть (zastavljátʹimpf (perfective заста́вить)

  1. to block up, to close off
  2. to fill, to cram, to jam, to clutter

ConjugationEdit

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 00:21