Sign In


Entry Details for お返し

Search by Japanese Word


Search by English Meaning

noun, suru verb

Alternate Written Forms:


Root Words:

[お + かえ()·]
o + kaeshi

English Meaning(s) for お返し

noun, suru verb
  1. return gift; return favour (favor)
  2. revenge
  3. change (in a cash transaction)

Definition and Synonyms for お返し

Revenge take revenge for a perceived wrong
Synonyms: 仇討ち, 仕返し, 仕返す, 報う, 報いる, 報復, 復仇, 復讐, しっぺ返し, お返し, 返報, 返礼, 雪辱
Retaliation action taken in return for an injury or offense
Synonyms: リベンジ, 仇討ち, 仕返し, 仕返す, 報復, 復仇, 復讐, 意趣晴らし, 意趣返し, 敵討ち, お返し, 返報
Change a thing that is different
Synonyms: チェンジ, 乗り換え, 乗り換える, , 変わり, 変わる, 変動, 変化, 変化, 変換, 変更, 変わり目, 変移, 変遷, 換える, 替え, 異動, 異状, 転変, 転換, お返し
Change a difference that is usually pleasant
Synonyms: チェンジ, 乗り換え, 乗り換える, , 変わり, 変わる, 変動, 変化, 変化, 変換, 変更, 変わり目, 変移, 変遷, 多様性, 換える, 替え, 異動, 異状, 転変, 転換, お返し, お釣り

Meanings for each kanji in お返し

fade; return; answer; repay Kanji Details »

Categories お返し is a member of

Paying Back a reciprocal group action
Show all words in category »
Punish impose a penalty on
Show all words in category »
Thing an entity that is not named specifically
Show all words in category »
Difference the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
Show all words in category »

Stroke Order Diagrams for お返し

Sample Sentences for お返し

A present is usually given in return for one's hospitality.
I promise to return this videotape within a week.
I took him out to dinner in return for his help.
We must surrender them all.
This would be a favor, which I would be pleased to return at any time.

Comments for お返し

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.