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noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 作用

noun, suru verb
  1. action; operation; effect; function

Definition and Synonyms for 作用

Function a relation such that one thing is dependent on another
Synonyms: 作用
Affect act physically on
Synonyms: 作用, 冒す, 差し響く, 影響, 蝕む, 障る, 響く
Touch On have an effect upon
Synonyms: 作用, 係る, 係わる, 及ぼす, 差し響く, 影響, 触る, 障る
Influence causing something without any direct or apparent effort
Synonyms: インフルエンス, 作用, 差し響く, 影響, 感化
Shape shape or influence
Synonyms: 作用, 係る, 係わる, 働き掛ける, 兎角, 動かす, 反映, 左右, 形作る, 形成, 影響, 感化, 成形, 決する, 決める, 決定, 決定づける, 規定, 響く
Act have an effect or outcome
Synonyms: 作用, 効く, 機能
Effect a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
Synonyms: 仕儀, 作用, 効果, 始末, 影響, 成果, 成り行き, , 果たて, 結末, 結果, 至り, 至る, 首尾
Activity a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
Synonyms: 作用, 働き, 働く, 営み, 営む, 活動
Mathematical Process calculation by mathematical methods
Synonyms: オペ, オペレーション, 作業, 作用, 働き, 働く, 操作, 操業, 操車, 演算, 運営, 運算, 運転
Shape give direction to
Synonyms: 作用, 係る, 係わる, 働き掛ける, 兎角, 動かす, 反映, 左右, 形作る, 形成, 影響, 感化, 成形, 決する, 決める, 決定, 決定づける, 規定, 響く
Affect have an effect upon
Synonyms: 作用, 冒す, 差し響く, 影響, 蝕む, 障る, 響く
Act often the one desired or expected
Synonyms: 作用, 効く, 機能

Meanings for each kanji in 作用

make; production; prepare; build Kanji Details »
utilize; business; service; use; employ Kanji Details »

Categories 作用 is a member of

Process a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
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Relation an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
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Phenomenon any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
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Causing the act of causing something to happen
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Modify cause to change
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Computing the procedure of calculating
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Make give rise to
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Deliver The Goods attain success or reach a desired goal
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 作用

Sample Sentences for 作用

During warm weather, sweating helps man regulate his body temperature.
Cause and effect react upon each other.
The sunbeam acts upon the skin.
How do you say "good bye" in German?
She said goodbye.

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