Definition of 緩

  • slacken
  • loosen
  • relax
  • lessen
  • be moderate
  • ease


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン
  • ゆる
  • ゆるやか
  • ゆる
  • ゆるめる

Popular Words With This Kanji

緩和, かんわ

relief, mitigation, alleviation, relaxation, softening

緩やか, ゆるやか

loose, slack, gentle, easy, slow, lenient, liberal, lax

緩める, ゆるめる

to loosen, to slow down

緩む, 弛む, ゆるむ

to become loose, to slacken (e.g. rope), to become less tense, to relax, to let one's guard down, to slacken (e.g. coldness, supervision), to become lax, to become softer (e.g. ground, facial expression), (of ice) to partially melt, to decrease (e.g. speed), (of a market price) to go down slightly

緩急, かんきゅう

pace, tempo, slow and fast, in case of emergency

温い, 緩い, 微温い, ぬるい, ぬくい

lukewarm, tepid, lenient, slow, stupid

緩み, ゆるみ

slack, looseness

緩い, ゆるい

loose, lenient, lax, gentle (curve, slope, etc.), slow, weak, soft, not firm

緩慢, かんまん

slow, sluggish, dull

緩衝地帯, かんしょうちたい

buffer zone

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