Definition of 避

  • evade
  • avoid
  • avert
  • ward off
  • shirk
  • shun


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

Popular Words With This Kanji

避ける, 除ける, さける, よける

to avoid (physical contact with), to avoid (situation), to ward off, to avert

避難, ひなん

taking refuge, finding shelter, evacuation, escape

回避, かいひ

evasion, avoidance

去る, 避る, さる

to leave, to go away, to pass, to elapse, to be distant, to send away, to drive off, to divorce, (after a -masu stem, esp. of a suru verb) ... completely, last ... (e.g. "last April")

避難民, ひなんみん

refugees, evacuees

避妊, ひにん


不可避, ふかひ

inevitable, inescapable, unavoidable

忌避, きひ

evasion, shirking, avoidance, challenge, (taking) exception

逃避, とうひ

escape, evasion, flight

退避, たいひ

taking refuge, evacuation, saving (a file)

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