Sign In

Dictionary

Entry Details for 掃除

Single Word Search|Multi-Word Search?

Search by Japanese Word

字▼

Search by English Meaning

[そう()·()]
souji
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 掃除

noun, suru verb
  1. cleaning; sweeping; dusting; scrubbing

Definition and Synonyms for 掃除

Purge excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)
Synonyms: 掃除
Clean remove shells or husks from
Synonyms: 掃除
Scavenge remove unwanted substances from
Synonyms: さらう, 掃除
Cleansing the act of making something clean
Synonyms: クリーニング, クレンジング, 大掃除, 掃除, 洗浄, 洗滌, 洗濯, 洗い濯ぎ, 浄化, 清い, 清め, 清める, 清掃, 澄む
Purge rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
Synonyms: 掃除, 流す
Sweep sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
Synonyms: 掃く, 掃き出す, 掃除
Clean remove while making clean
Synonyms: 掃除, 洗う, 洗濯, 落とす
Clean make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
Synonyms: さらう, 掃除, 洗う, 洗浄, 洗滌, 浄化, 清める, 清掃, 澄む
Clean House clean and tidy up the house
Synonyms: 掃除, 清掃
Clean remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
Synonyms: 掃除

Meanings for each kanji in 掃除

» sweep; brush
» exclude; division (x/3); remove; abolish; cancel; except

Categories 掃除 is a member of

Care For provide treatment for
Show all words in category »
Modify cause to change
Show all words in category »
Remove remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Show all words in category »
Improvement the act of improving something
Show all words in category »
Neaten put (things or places) in order
Show all words in category »
Pass Over rub with a circular motion
Show all words in category »
Rinse Off wash off soap or remaining dirt
Show all words in category »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 掃除

Sample Sentences for 掃除

Cats hate vacuum cleaners.
She breaks something every time she cleans the room.
"Clean up in front of the shop first." "OK!" "Sprinkle some water out there too."
I got this vacuum cleaner for nothing.
Mac helped me carry the vacuum cleaner.

Comments for 掃除

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.