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kabau
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[かば()·]
kabau

English Meaning(s) for かばう

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to protect (someone); to look after (e.g. an injured leg); to defend; to cover for; to stand up for; to stick up for

Definition and Synonyms for かばう

Defend argue or speak in defense of
Synonyms: かばう, つかえる, 味方, 幇助, 後押し, 後援, 応護, 扶助, 扶持, 擁護, 支う, 支える, 支持, 支援, 補助, 賛成
Protect use tariffs to favor domestic industry
Synonyms: かばう, 助け守る, 守る, 応護, 擁護, 防ぐ, 養護
Hold protect against a challenge or attack
Synonyms: かばう, ガード, 守る, 守護, 庇い立て, 防ぐ, 防御, 防衛, 防護
Champion protect or fight for as a champion
Synonyms: かばう, 防ぐ
Screen examine in order to test suitability
Synonyms: かばう, ソート, よなげる, ふるいにかける, スクリーニング, ふるい分ける, 分かつ, 分ける, 分別, 分別, 淘汰, 立て込む, 立ち込める, 篩う, ふるい落とす, 選る, 選び出す, 選り分ける, 選別, 選考

Categories かばう is a member of

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Argue present reasons and arguments
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Protect shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
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Assist act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function
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Plunk For be behind
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Stroke Order Diagrams for かばう

Conjugations for かばう

masu stem
kabai
Negative stem
kabawa
te-form
kabatte
Negative te-form
kabawanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
kabawanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kabau
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawanai
Past Indicative Form
kabatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabawanakatta
Presumptive Form
kabaou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kabaimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabaimasen
Past Indicative Form
kabaimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabaimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
kabaimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
kabaitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabaitakunai
Past Indicative Form
kabaitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabaitakunakatta
te-form
kabaitakute
Negative te-form
kabaitakunakute
Adverbial Form
kabaitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kabae
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kabainasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
kabaeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
kabawanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
kabattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
kabattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kabaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabaenai
Past Indicative Form
kabaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabaenakatta
te-form
kabaete
Negative te-form
kabaenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kabaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabaemasen
Past Indicative Form
kabaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabaemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kabawareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawarenai
Past Indicative Form
kabawareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabawarenakatta
te-form
kabawarete
Negative te-form
kabawarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kabawaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawaremasen
Past Indicative Form
kabawaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabawaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kabawaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawasenai
Past Indicative Form
kabawaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabawasenakatta
te-form
kabawasete
Negative te-form
kabawasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kabawasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawasemasen
Past Indicative Form
kabawasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabawasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
kabawasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawasarenai
Past Indicative Form
kabawasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabawasarenakatta
te-form
kabawasarete
Negative te-form
kabawasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
kabawasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
kabawasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
kabawasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
kabawan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
kabawazaru

Sample Sentences for かばう

She went out on a limb defending him, and now she has lost her job.
Will you screen me from public censure?

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