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[だい()]
dai
noun, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 代

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. charge; cost; price
  2. generation; age; reign
  3. (geological) era
  4. (after someone's name or title) a representative of; on behalf of; for (someone)
  5. used after a phone number to indicate that it is a switchboard number
  6. counter for decades of ages, eras, etc.
  7. counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.)
  8. proxy application company

Definition and Synonyms for 代

Monetary Value the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
Synonyms: コスト, プライス, , , , 代価, 代金, 価格, 価額, , , 値打ち, 値段, 入り, 入る, 入る, 入用, 入り用, 勘定, 定価, 御世, 必要経費, 払い, 払う, , 料金, 時価, 用度, 相場, 経費, 買値, 費え, 費える, 費用
Paddy Field an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown
Synonyms: , , , 小田, 水田, , 田んぼ, 田地, 稲田
Alternate someone who takes the place of another person
Synonyms: , , , 代わり, 代人, 代役, 代り役, 代理, 代理人, 代理者, 後任, 後釜, 換える, 替え, 替わり, 替わる, 替え玉, 補欠, 身代わり
Cost the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
Synonyms: コスト, , , , 代価, 代金, 入用, 入り用, 勘定, 失費, 必要経費, 掛かり, 掛かり, 掛かる, , , 経費, 費え, 費える, 費用
Terms the amount of money needed to purchase something
Synonyms: プライス, , , , 代価, 代金, 価格, 価額, , , 値段,
Charge the price charged for some article or service
Synonyms: チャージ, プライス, , , , 代価, 代金, 価格, , , 値段, , 料金, 課金
Fee a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
Synonyms: , , , 代金, 値段, 勘定, 料金
Era a major division of geological time
Synonyms: , 世紀, , , 時代
Era an era is usually divided into two or more periods
Synonyms: , 世紀, , , 時代

Meanings for each kanji in 代

substitute; change; convert; replace; period; age; counter for decades of ages, eras, etc.; generation; charge; rate; fee Kanji Details »

Categories 代 is a member of

Value the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
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Field a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
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Backup Man someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
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Expenditure money paid out
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Cost the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
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Geologic Time the time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)
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Fixed Costs a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 代

Sample Sentences for 代

The repair bill includes parts and labor.
My father got married in his twenties.
She is in her thirties, but looks old for her age.
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in a log cabin in Kentucky.
Hers is a respectable family with a long history behind it.

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