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English Meaning(s) for 緒

  1. thread end; beginning; clue

Definition and Synonyms for 緒

Leash a figurative restraint
Synonyms: , , , , 糸口,
Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
Synonyms: コード, 糸口, , 細引き,
String a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
Synonyms: ストリング, , , , , 糸口, ,
Key something crucial for explaining
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, キーポイント, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 決め手, 秘訣, 糸口, , 要訣, 要諦, 足掛かり, ,
Lead evidence pointing to a possible solution
Synonyms: 手掛かり, 手蔓, 端緒, 糸口, 食い付く
Clew evidence that helps to solve a problem
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, きっかけ, 傍証, 小口, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , 足掛かり, , , 食い付く
Hint a slight indication
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, ほのめかす, 仄めかし, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 暗示, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , ,
Beginning the place where something begins, where it springs into being
Synonyms: ルーツ, オリジン, 元始, 出出し, 出始め, 出始める, 初め, 初める, 初口, 初手, 始まり, 始まる, 始める, 幕開き, 幕開け, 序開き, 根源, 淵源, , , 源流, 濫觴, 発祥, 発端, 糸口, 芽出し, 芽生え, 芽生える, 起こり, 起こる, 起源, 起点, 開闢

Meanings for each kanji in 緒

thong; beginning; inception; end; cord; strap Kanji Details »

Categories 緒 is a member of

Restraint the act of controlling by restraining someone or something
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Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
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Line something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
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Explanation thought that makes something comprehensible
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Evidence your basis for belief or disbelief
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Evidence an indication that makes something evident
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Indication something that serves to indicate or suggest
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Point the precise location of something
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 緒

Sample Sentences for 緒

I can't take this anymore. I've lost my temper completely.
It was bad enough that he usually came to work late, but coming in drunk was the last straw, and I'm going to have to let him go.
My patience has come to the breaking point.
My patience is worn out.
Space science is still in its infancy.

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