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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: re̲i̲zen

Translation of reizen in English:

transitives Verb

  • 4 (Interesse erregen bei)jemanden reizen
    attract somebody
    appeal to somebody
    jemandes Hass/Widerspruch reizen
    arouse somebody's hatred/make somebody want to contradict
    es würde mich sehr reizen, das zu tun
    I'd love to do that
    das Angebot reizt mich
    I find the offer tempting

intransitives Verb

  • 2 (anregen)das reizt zum Lachen
    it makes people laugh
    eine solche Ansicht reizt zum Widerspruch
    such an opinion invites contradiction
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