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[しゅ()·だん()]
shudan
noun

English Meaning(s) for 手段

noun
  1. means; way; measure

Definition and Synonyms for 手段

Substance considerable capital (wealth or income)
Synonyms: 仕方, 手段, 方便, 方便, 資産
Tool the means whereby some act is accomplished
Synonyms: つま, ツール, , 手段, 道具
Method a way of doing something, especially a systematic way
Synonyms: すべ, なすすべ, メソッド, メソード, 仕方, 仕様, やり口, , 手口, 手段, 手法, 手立て, やり方, 方式, 方法, 方術, 方途, , 為ん術, 甲斐, 筋道, 致し方, , , 途方
Agency how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
Synonyms: すべ, 仕方, 仕様, やり口, 手段, やり方, 方法, 方術, , 致し方, 途方
Medium a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
Synonyms: メディア, 媒体, 手段
Policy a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
Synonyms: 手段, 政策, 方策, 方針, 施策
Method implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
Synonyms: すべ, なすすべ, メソッド, メソード, 仕方, 仕様, やり口, , 手口, 手段, 手法, 手立て, やり方, 方式, 方法, 方術, 方途, , 為ん術, 甲斐, 筋道, 致し方, , , 途方

Meanings for each kanji in 手段

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Categories 手段 is a member of

Implementation the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something)
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Agency how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
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Instrumentality an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
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Know-How the (technical) knowledge and skill required to do something
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Line Of Reasoning a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood
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Capital wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 手段

Sample Sentences for 手段

Science is a good thing, but it is not an end in itself; it is a means toward an end and that end is human betterment.
The quickest means of travel is by plane.
He could not take effective measures.
There's no way to get in touch with him.
Television is a very important medium for giving information.

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