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hodo
noun, adverb, particle

Alternate Written Forms:

[ほど()]
hodo

English Meaning(s) for ほど

noun, adverb
  1. extent; degree; measure
noun
  1. limit; bounds
  2. (span of) time
  3. (a) distance
  4. the state of; the status of; the condition of (as 〜のほど)
particle
  1. about; around; approximately; or so
  2. as much as ...; to the extent of ...; like ...
  3. the more ... the more ... (oft. as 〜ば...ほど)

Definition and Synonyms for ほど

Grade a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
Synonyms: ほど, レベル, , , , 度合い, 次元, 水準, 程度
Extent the distance or area or volume over which something extends
Synonyms: きり, ほど, , 度合い, 程度, 範囲, 限り, 限る, 限度, 限界, 領域
Extent the point or degree to which something extends
Synonyms: きり, ほど, 度合い, 程度, 限り, 限る, 限度

Categories ほど is a member of

Property a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
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Magnitude the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
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Point a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
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Stroke Order Diagrams for ほど

Sample Sentences for ほど

The more I try to forget about my ex-boyfriend, the more I think about him.
Nothing is more valuable than time, but nothing is less valued.
I had not waited long before she turned up.
For all his wealth, he is not happy.
After doing quality work, his average has gone up marvellously.

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