Definition of 応

  • apply
  • answer
  • yes
  • OK
  • reply
  • accept


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • オウ
  • ヨウ
  • -ノウ
  • あた
  • まさに
  • こたえる

Popular Words With This Kanji

対応, たいおう

interaction, correspondence, coping with, dealing with, support, software support, ability of a computer system to run specific software

応じる, おうじる

to respond, to satisfy, to accept, to comply with, to apply for

反応, はんのう, はんおう

reaction, response

応える, 報える, こたえる

to respond, to live up to, to reward, to take its toll, to strike home, to have an effect on, to be hard on someone (e.g. heat, cold, work, illness, etc.), to be a strain

応募, おうぼ

subscription, application

応援, おうえん

aid, assistance, help, reinforcement, rooting, barracking, support, cheering

答え, 答, 応え, こたえ, いらえ

response, reply, answer, solution

相応しい, ふさわしい

appropriate, adequate, suitable

一応, 一往, いちおう

once, tentatively, in outline, for the time being, just in case, so far as it goes

応用, おうよう

application, put to practical use

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