Definition of 即

  • instant
  • namely
  • as is
  • conform
  • agree
  • adapt


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソク
  • ける
  • すなわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

就ける, 即ける, つける

to install (a king, emperor, etc.), to appoint (to a post), to assign (to study under)

就く, 即く, つく

to ascend (the throne), to accede, to take (seat, position, course, etc.), to assume, to start (on a journey), to commence, to depart, to study (under teacher), to be an apprentice

即時, そくじ

prompt, immediate, in real time

即日, そくじつ

same day

即ち, 則ち, 乃ち, 輒, すなわち

that is, namely, i.e.

即座, そくざ

immediate, right there on the spot, impromptu, instant, instantaneous

即死, そくし

instant death

即す, そくす

to conform to, to agree with, to be adapted to, to be based on

即, そく

instantly, immediately, at once, that is (to say), namely

即位, そくい


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