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[しゅ()·じん()]
shujin
noun, no adjective

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[しゅじん()]
shujin

English Meaning(s) for 主人

noun, no adjective
  1. head (of a household); proprietor (of a store); proprietress; landlord; landlady
  2. one's husband
  3. (one's) employer; (one's) master
  4. host; hostess

Definition and Synonyms for 主人

Victor a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
Synonyms: ビクター, , , , , , , 主人, 主君, 優勝者, 先生, 先生, 先生, 勝利者, 勝者, 名人, 宗匠, 巨匠, 師匠, 覇者, 達人
Primarily of primary import
Synonyms: まず, まずもって, , , , , , , 主に, 主として, 主人, 第一
Preponderantly much greater in number or influence
Synonyms: , , , , , , 主人, 優勢
Overriding having superior power and influence
Synonyms: , , , , , , 主人, 優勢, 支配的
Preeminent greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement
Synonyms: 中心的, , , , , , , 主人, 冠たる, 卓抜, 枢要, 第一
Owner a person who owns something
Synonyms: オーナー, , , , , , , 主人, 保有者, 占有者, 所持者, 所有者, 持ち主, 飼い主
Primarily for the most part
Synonyms: あらかた, だいたい, , , , , , , 主に, 主として, 主人, 大方
God the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe
Synonyms: ゴッド, , , , , , , 主人, 大御神, 大神, 男神, , , , , 神様
Creator terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
Synonyms: ロード, クリエイター, , , , , , , 主人, , , , , , 神様
Employer a person or firm that employs workers
Synonyms: , , , , , , 主人, 使用者, 抱え主, 抱え手, 雇い主, 雇い人, 雇用主
Host a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
Synonyms: ホスト, , , , , , , 主人, 主人役
Hubby a married man
Synonyms: つま, はず, ハズ, ハズバンド, , 主人, 亭主, 入夫, , , 夫の君, 女房持ち, 妻帯者, , 宿六, 既婚男性, 旦つく, 旦那, 良人,
Master directs the work of others
Synonyms: マスター, , , , , , , 主人, 主君, 先生, 先生, 先生, 名人, 宗匠, 巨匠, 師匠, 親方, 達人, 部長
Master someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution
Synonyms: , , , , , , 主人, 主君, 先生, 先生, 先生, 名人, 宗匠, 巨匠, 師匠, 達人
Overlord a person who has general authority over others
Synonyms: マスター, , , , , , , 主人, 主公, 主君, , , , , 君主, 殿, 殿, 殿, 殿様, 雇い主, 領主
Owner someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
Synonyms: オーナー, , , , , , , 主人, 店主, 座元, 所持者, 所有者, 持ち主, 社主, 経営者
God the object of worship in monotheistic religions
Synonyms: ゴッド, , , , , , , 主人, 大御神, 大神, 男神, , , , , 神様
Hubby a woman's partner in marriage
Synonyms: つま, はず, ハズ, ハズバンド, , 主人, 亭主, 入夫, , , 夫の君, 女房持ち, 妻帯者, , 宿六, 既婚男性, 旦つく, 旦那, 良人,

Meanings for each kanji in 主人

lord; chief; master; main thing; principal Kanji Details »
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Categories 主人 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Adult a fully developed person from maturity onward
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Leader a person who rules or guides or inspires others
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Man Of Affairs a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
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Combatant someone who fights (or is fighting)
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Employer a person or firm that employs workers
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Ruler a person who rules or commands
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Scholarly Person a learned person (especially in the humanities)
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Spouse a person's partner in marriage
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Sample Sentences for 主人

He is my boss's friend and confidant.
He told the bookstore keeper that he would come there again to buy the book that afternoon.
The master gave me an order to come in.
It's about my husband, doctor; he sleeps badly.
No man can serve two masters.

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