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kau
godan verb, transitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 支う

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to support or prop up

Definition and Synonyms for 支う

Defend argue or speak in defense of
Synonyms: 味方, 幇助, 庇う, 後押し, 後援, 扶助, 扶持, 擁護, 支う, 支える, 支える, 支持, 支援, 補助, 賛成
Maintain support against an opponent
Synonyms: 支う, 支える, 支える
Underlay provide with a base, support, lining, or backing
Synonyms: 支う, 支える, 支える
Keep supply with necessities and support
Synonyms: 扶持, 扶養, 支う, 支える, 支える, 維持, 養う
Hold be the physical support of
Synonyms: サポート, 支う, 支える, 支える
Hold remain in a certain state, position, or condition
Synonyms: 保つ, 保持, 持つ, 持する, 支う, 支える, 支える, 続く, 続ける, 維持, 長持ち
Shore support by placing against something solid or rigid
Synonyms: 支う, 支える, 支える
Underlay put (something) under or beneath
Synonyms: 支う, 支える, 支える
Underlay raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
Synonyms: 支う, 支える, 支える
Hold carry the weight of
Synonyms: サポート, 支う, 支える, 支える

Meanings for each kanji in 支う

branch; support; sustain; branch radical (no. 65) Kanji Details »

Categories 支う is a member of

Argue present reasons and arguments
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Confirm strengthen or make more firm
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Supply give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
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Hold be the physical support of
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Set put into a certain place or abstract location
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Lift raise from a lower to a higher position
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Hold have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
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Continue continue a certain state, condition, or activity
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 支う

Conjugations for 支う

masu stem Form
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kai
Negative stem Form
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kawa
te-form
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katte
Negative te-form Form
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kawanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kau
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kawanai
Past Indicative Form
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katta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kawanakatta
Presumptive Form
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kaou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kaimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kaimasen
Past Indicative Form
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kaimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kaimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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kaimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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kaitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kaitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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kaitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kaitakunakatta
te-form
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kaitakute
Negative te-form Form
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kaitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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kaitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kae
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kainasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kaeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kawanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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kattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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kattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kaenai
Past Indicative Form
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kaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kaenakatta
te-form
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kaete
Negative te-form Form
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kaenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kaemasen
Past Indicative Form
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kaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kaemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kawareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kawarenai
Past Indicative Form
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kawareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kawarenakatta
te-form
[()···]
kawarete
Negative te-form Form
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kawarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kawaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kawaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kawaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kawaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kawaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kawasenai
Past Indicative Form
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kawaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kawasenakatta
te-form
[()···]
kawasete
Negative te-form Form
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kawasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kawasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kawasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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kawasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kawasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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kawasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kawasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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kawasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kawasarenakatta
te-form
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kawasarete
Negative te-form Form
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kawasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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kawasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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kawasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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kawasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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kawasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 支う

Put what you get at the store to my account.
Health-Sports Day is the second Monday of October. That day is for sports and to foster a sound mind and body.
Everytime her husband looked at me, he almost asked me: "For what purpose have you come here?"

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