English translation of लगाना
लगानाPowered by COBUILD /lagana/
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/lagana, lagAnA, lagaanaa, lagānā, lgana, lgAnA, lgaanaa, lgānā/
1. apply transitive verb
If you apply something to a surface, you put it onto the surface or rub it into it. [formal]
⇒ Apply direct pressure to the wound. ⇒ Applying the dye can be messy.
2. apply transitive verb
If you apply yourself to something, you concentrate hard on it.
⇒ Faulks has applied himself to this task with considerable energy. ⇒ They had to apply their minds to many questions.
3. devote transitive verb
If you devote yourself, your time, or your energy to something, you spend all or most of your time or energy on it.
⇒ He abandoned politics and devoted himself to business.
4. inject transitive verb
If you inject money or resources into a business or organization, you provide more money or resources for it.
5. lay transitive verb
If you lay something somewhere, you put it there in a careful or neat way.
⇒ Mothers often lay babies on their backs to sleep.
6. mount transitive verb
If you mount an object on something, you fix it there firmly.
⇒ Her husband mounts the work on velour paper.
7. put phrasal verb
If you put up a poster or notice, you fix it to a wall or board.
⇒ They're putting new street signs up.
8. put phrasal verb
When you put on clothing or make-up, you place it on your body in order to wear it.
⇒ I got up and put my clothes on.
9. put phrasal verb
If you put in an amount of time or effort doing something, you spend that time or effort doing it.
⇒ We put in three hours' work every evening.
10. put transitive verb
If you put time, strength, or energy into an activity, you use it in doing that activity.
⇒ Eleanor did not put much energy into the discussion.
11. set phrasal verb
If something sets off something such as an alarm or a bomb, it activates it so that the alarm rings or the bomb explodes.
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Translation of लगाना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary