Definition of 防

  • ward off
  • defend
  • protect
  • resist


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ボウ
  • ふせ

Popular Words With This Kanji

防衛, ぼうえい

defense, defence, protection, self-defense, self-defence

防止, ぼうし

prevention, check

国防, こくぼう

national defence, national defense

防衛庁, ぼうえいちょう

Japan Defense Agency (Defence) (became Japanese Ministry of Defense in Jan. 2007)

防ぐ, 禦ぐ, 拒ぐ, ふせぐ

to defend (against), to protect, to prevent

予防, よぼう

prevention, precaution, protection against

消防, しょうぼう

fire fighting, fire department

攻防, こうぼう

offense and defense, offence and defence

防災, ぼうさい

disaster prevention

防護, ぼうご


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