Sign In


Entry Details for 遠慮

Single Word Search|Multi-Word Search?

Search by Japanese Word


Search by English Meaning

noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 遠慮

noun, suru verb
  1. reserve; constraint; restraint; modesty; diffidence; hesitation; holding back; discretion; tact; thoughtfulness
  2. declining; refraining
  3. forethought; foresight (orig. meaning)

Definition and Synonyms for 遠慮

Refuse show unwillingness towards
Synonyms: どく, ぶる, のける, はねつける, 否む, 否む, 拒む, 拒否, 拒否る, 拒絶, 拝辞, 振る, 振り付ける, 振り切る, 断る, 突っ撥ねる, 謝絶, 蹴る, 蹴っ飛ばす, 蹴飛ばす, 辞す, 辞する, 辞退, 退く, 退く, 退ける, 遠慮
Reservation the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion
Synonyms: 保留, 遠慮
Foresightedness providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
Synonyms: 先見の明, 深慮遠謀, 知慮, 見越し, 見越す, 遠慮
Reserve formality and propriety of manner
Synonyms: たしなみ, たしなむ, きょうけん, 慎み, 慎む, 慎み深い, 謙譲, 謙遜, 遠慮
Declination a polite refusal of an invitation
Synonyms: 遠慮
Reserve Assets capital held back from investment in order to meet probable or possible demands
Synonyms: 遠慮

Meanings for each kanji in 遠慮

» distant; far
» prudence; thought; concern; consider; deliberate; fear

Categories 遠慮 is a member of

Respond show a response or a reaction to something
Show all words in category »
Preservation the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
Show all words in category »
Correctitude correct or appropriate behavior
Show all words in category »
Acknowledgment a statement acknowledging something or someone
Show all words in category »
Assets anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
Show all words in category »
Refusal a message refusing to accept something that is offered
Show all words in category »
Providence the prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources
Show all words in category »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 遠慮

Sample Sentences for 遠慮

Please fasten your seat belt and observe the "NO SMOKING" sign until it is turned off.
Please refrain from smoking cigarettes here.
For further inquiries, please feel free to contact us toll-free at 0120-00-0000.
Please refrain from smoking here.
Please refrain from smoking until the sign is turned off.

Comments for 遠慮

If you have any questions about this entry, or would like to write a sample sentence using the vocabulary, please do so below. Your comment will appear in the forum for other users of the site to view and discuss.

Only registered users may post comments. You can register your free 楽しい Japanese account here.

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.