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English Meaning(s) for 対

  1. pair; couple; set
  2. antithesis
  3. counter for items that come in pairs
  4. counter for sets (of clothes, small furniture, utensils, etc.)

Definition and Synonyms for 対

Brace a set of two similar things considered as a unit
Synonyms: ペア, ペヤ, つがい, , , , 対偶
Couple something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
Synonyms: ,
Brace two items of the same kind
Synonyms: ペア, ペヤ, 二人組, ,
Opposition a direction opposite to another
Synonyms: 反対, 反抗, 太刀打ち, , , 対抗, 対立, 抵抗, 敵対, 異議
Oppositeness the relation between opposed entities
Synonyms: 反対, , , 対立

Meanings for each kanji in 対

vis-a-vis; opposite; even; equal; versus; anti-; compare Kanji Details »

Categories 対 is a member of

Relation an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
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Set a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
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Building Block a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else
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Ii the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
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Direction the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 対

Sample Sentences for 対

It depends on the person, but using "sir" for women (a title of honour for men) is very rude.
Our team defeated them by 5-0 at baseball.
He countered their proposal with a surprising suggestion.
Our team beat the Lions 3 to 0.
The final score was two to nothing.

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