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[たも()·]
tamotsu
godan verb, transitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 保つ

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to keep; to preserve; to hold; to retain; to maintain; to support; to sustain; to last; to endure; to keep well (food); to wear well; to be durable

Definition and Synonyms for 保つ

Observe stick to correctly or closely
Synonyms: キープ, 保つ, 保持, 存続, 守る, 持する, 持続, 継続, 続く, 続ける, 維持
Defend state or assert
Synonyms: 主張, 保つ
Keep Up maintain a required pace or level
Synonyms: 保つ, 保する, 持ち切る, 持続, 維持
Bear support or hold in a certain manner
Synonyms: キープ, 保つ, 保持, 持する, 維持
Conserve keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
Synonyms: 保つ, 保する, 保全, 保守, 管理, 維持, 護持
Continue allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
Synonyms: 保つ, 保する, 保持, 持ち続ける, 留め置く, 継続, 続く, 続ける, 維持
Keep supply with room and board
Synonyms: 保つ
Keep Up lengthen or extend in duration or space
Synonyms: 伸ばす, 保つ, 保する, 存続, 延長, 引きずる, 引っ張る, 持ち切る, 持続, 続く, 続ける, 維持
Continue keep or maintain in unaltered condition
Synonyms: 保つ, 保する, 保守, 持する, 続く, 続ける, 維持
Retain hold back within
Synonyms: 保つ, 保持
Remain Firm hold one's ground
Synonyms: 保つ, 貫く
Preserve maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
Synonyms: 保つ, 保存
Stay Fresh fail to spoil or rot
Synonyms: 保つ, 持つ
Hold keep in a certain state, position, or activity
Synonyms: キープ, 保つ, 保持, 持する, 持続, 継続, 続く, 続ける, 維持
Hold remain in a certain state, position, or condition
Synonyms: 保つ, 保持, 持つ, 持する, 支う, 支える, 支える, 続く, 続ける, 維持, 長持ち
Continue continue a certain state, condition, or activity
Synonyms: キープ, 保つ, 持続, 継続, し続ける, 続く, 続ける, 続行, 維持
Continue cause to remain or last
Synonyms: 保つ, 保する, 保守, 持する, 続く, 続ける, 維持
Hold e.g.,
Synonyms: キープ, 保つ, 保持, 持する, 持続, 継続, 続く, 続ける, 維持
Remain Firm maintain a position
Synonyms: 保つ, 貫く
Remain Firm be steadfast or upright
Synonyms: 保つ, 貫く

Meanings for each kanji in 保つ

protect; guarantee; keep; preserve; sustain; support Kanji Details »

Categories 保つ is a member of

Stay stay the same
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Affirm say yes to
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Withstand stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
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Protect shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
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Keep look after
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Act perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
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Accommodate provide housing for
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Keep Up lengthen or extend in duration or space
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Continue keep or maintain in unaltered condition
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Hold keep in a certain state, position, or activity
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Continue continue a certain state, condition, or activity
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Bear contain or hold
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 保つ

Conjugations for 保つ

masu stem Form
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tamochi
Negative stem Form
[たも()·]
tamota
te-form
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tamotte
Negative te-form Form
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tamotanakute
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tamotsu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()···]
tamotanai
Past Indicative Form
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tamotta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tamotanakatta
Presumptive Form
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tamotou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()···]
tamochimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tamochimasen
Past Indicative Form
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tamochimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tamochimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[たも()·····]
tamochimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()···]
tamochitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·····]
tamochitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[たも()·····]
tamochitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·······]
tamochitakunakatta
te-form
[たも()····]
tamochitakute
Negative te-form Form
[たも()······]
tamochitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[たも()···]
tamochitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()·]
tamote
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()····]
tamochinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()··]
tamoteba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·····]
tamotanakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()···]
tamottara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()···]
tamottari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()··]
tamoteru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()···]
tamotenai
Past Indicative Form
[たも()··]
tamoteta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·····]
tamotenakatta
te-form
[たも()··]
tamotete
Negative te-form Form
[たも()····]
tamotenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()···]
tamotemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()····]
tamotemasen
Past Indicative Form
[たも()····]
tamotemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·······]
tamotemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()···]
tamotareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()····]
tamotarenai
Past Indicative Form
[たも()···]
tamotareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[たも()······]
tamotarenakatta
te-form
[たも()···]
tamotarete
Negative te-form Form
[たも()·····]
tamotarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()····]
tamotaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·····]
tamotaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[たも()·····]
tamotaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[たも()········]
tamotaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()···]
tamotaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()····]
tamotasenai
Past Indicative Form
[たも()···]
tamotaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[たも()······]
tamotasenakatta
te-form
[たも()···]
tamotasete
Negative te-form Form
[たも()·····]
tamotasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()····]
tamotasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·····]
tamotasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[たも()·····]
tamotasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[たも()········]
tamotasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()····]
tamotasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·····]
tamotasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[たも()····]
tamotasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·······]
tamotasarenakatta
te-form
[たも()····]
tamotasarete
Negative te-form Form
[たも()······]
tamotasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[たも()·····]
tamotasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[たも()······]
tamotasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[たも()······]
tamotasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[たも()·········]
tamotasaremasendeshita

Sample Sentences for 保つ

A hedge between keeps friendship green.
It is important to maintain backward compatibility with software that was written to run on the former system.
Before we try to move up to the next level, I think we need to focus on keeping what we have.
What has many holes but is good for holding liquid?
It is important to maintain your body temperature at a suitable level.

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