Definition of 止

  • stop
  • halt


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • まる
  • -どまり
  • める
  • -とめる
  • -ど
  • とどめる
  • とど
  • とどまる
  • める
  • -や
  • -さ
  • -さ

Popular Words With This Kanji

禁止, きんし

prohibition, inhibition, ban

防止, ぼうし

prevention, check

停止, ていし, ちょうじ

suspension, interruption, stoppage, ban, standstill, halt, hang-up, deadlock, stalemate, abeyance, suspension of music, dance, etc. as a sign of mourning for a prominent person

止まる, 留まる, 停まる, 駐まる, とどまる

to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place), to be limited to, to be confined to

中止, ちゅうし

suspension, stoppage, discontinuance, interruption

廃止, はいし

abolition, repeal

止める, 已める, 廃める, やめる

to stop, to cease, to end, to quit, to cancel, to abandon, to give up, to abolish

受け止める, 受けとめる, うけとめる

to catch, to stop the blow, to react to, to take

止める, 留める, 停める, とめる

to stop (something or someone), to turn off, to concentrate on, to pay attention to, to remember, to bear in mind, to fix into place, to park, to leave somewhere for a time

止まる, 留まる, 停まる, 駐まる, 止る, 留る, とまる

to stop (moving), to come to a stop, to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended, to alight, to perch on

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