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[こと()]
koto
noun

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English Meaning(s) for 事

noun
  1. thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience

Definition and Synonyms for 事

Event something that happens at a given place and time
Synonyms: こと, こと, できこと, イベント, , 事象, 出来事
Thing an action
Synonyms: こと, こと,
Thing any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence
Synonyms: こと, こと, , 事柄, 事項
Thing a vaguely specified concern
Synonyms: こと, こと, くだん, 一件, , 事柄, 事物, 事象, 事項, , , , その儀, 物事
Thing a statement regarded as an object
Synonyms: こと, こと, , 事柄
Thing an event
Synonyms: こと, こと, 出来事
Circumstances a person's financial situation (good or bad)
Synonyms: こと, こと, 状態
Thing a special situation
Synonyms: こと, こと, ぶつ, もの, くだん, 事柄, 事物, , , その儀, 常態, 物事

Meanings for each kanji in 事

matter; thing; fact; business; reason; possibly Kanji Details »

Categories 事 is a member of

Attribute an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
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Possession anything owned or possessed
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Action something done (usually as opposed to something said)
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Concern something that interests you because it is important or affects you
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Statement a message that is stated or declared
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Occurrence an event that happens
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Situation the general state of things
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Psychological Feature a feature of the mental life of a living organism
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Sample Sentences for 事

It is wrong for a man to conceal things from his wife.
I noticed that I had slept past my station.
The same thing could be said about many other people.
Not at all, that's perfectly fine. Calling each other by one's given name is a good thing; it produces a feeling of fellowship.
Getting excited is not at all the same as getting angry.

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