|Kanji in this term|
Compound of 御 (o, honorific prefix) + 任せ (makase) + entrusting, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, “stem form”) of verb 任せる (makaseru, “to entrust with something or someone, to leave (up) to something or someone”), itself the causative form of Old Japanese verb 任く (maku, “to order someone to do something; to appoint someone to a role or responsibility”).
- leaving something to someone else, especially the choice of a meal to a chef; omakase
- senmonka ni omakase suru
- to leave it to the experts