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[よし()]
yoshi
noun

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English Meaning(s) for 由

noun
  1. reason; significance; cause
  2. piece of information that one has heard; I hear that ...; it is said that ...

Definition and Synonyms for 由

Brink a region marking a boundary
Synonyms: そば, へり, ゆかり, 境界, 境界, 外れ, 外れる, , , , , , , ,
Evidence your basis for belief or disbelief
Synonyms: しるし, よりどころ, 信証, 原拠, 徴証, 明かす, 明証, 根拠, , 理由, , 裏付け, 裏付ける, , 証す, 証す, 証する, 証左, 証憑, 証拠, 証明, 証跡
Margin the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
Synonyms: そば, へり, ゆかり, エッジ, ボーダー, ボーダーライン, , 境域, 境界, 境界, 境界線, 境目, , , , , , , ,
Agency how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
Synonyms: すべ, 仕方, 仕様, やり口, 手段, やり方, 方法, 方術, , 致し方, 途方
Reason an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
Synonyms: かど, せい, わけ, わけあい, 一理, 事由, 原由, 安い, , 成因, 所以, 所為, 根拠, 理屈, 理由, , 由来, 由縁, 筋合, 節理, 言う, , 訳柄, 謂れ, 道理
Reason a rational motive for a belief or action
Synonyms: せい, わけ, わけあい, 事情, 事由, 所以, 所為, 根拠, 理屈, 理由, , 筋合, , 訳柄
Relation an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, つながり, つながる, コネクション, リレーション, , 係る, 係り合い, 因縁, 引っかかる, 引っ掛け, 引っ掛かり, 掛かり合う, 狭間, , 結びつき, 結びつく, , , , 縁故, 連絡, 連関, , , , , 関わり, 関わる, 関係, 関わり合い, 関わり合う, 関連, 関連性
Connexion the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
Synonyms: へり, コネ, ゆかり, つながり, つながる, コネクション, 係属, 因縁, 接合, 接続, 接続口, , 結びつき, 結びつく, 結合, 続柄, , , , 縁故, 連係, 連鎖, 関わり, 関わる, 関係
Border a strip forming the outer edge of something
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, , , ,
Brim a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
Synonyms: そば, へり, ゆかり, , , , , , , , ,
Lip the top edge of a vessel or other container
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, , , , , 縁辺, 飲み口
Edge the outside limit of an object or area or surface
Synonyms: そば, へり, ほとり, ゆかり, エッジ, かたわら, , , 外輪, 果て, 果てる, , , , , , 端っこ, , , , 縁辺, , , 辺り, , , 際涯
Edging border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, , , ,
Flange a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, , , ,
Moulding a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, , , , , 縁取り, 縁取る
Gallery a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, ベランダ, 回廊, 歩廊, , , , , 縁側
Cause events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
Synonyms: むくり, 原因, , 導因, , 素因, , 誘因, 起こり, 起こる
Factor anything that contributes causally to a result
Synonyms: エレメント, ファクター, , 因子, , 素因, , 要因, 要素
Karma the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, 天命, , , , 業因, , , ,
Brink the edge of a steep place
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, , , , , ,
Edge the boundary of a surface
Synonyms: そば, へり, ゆかり, , , , , , 端っこ, , , , 縁辺
Relationship a relation between people
Synonyms: へり, コネ, ゆかり, つながり, つながる, コネクション, 人間関係, , , 係る, 係り合い, 掛かり合う, 牙婆, 狭間, , 結びつき, 結びつく, 続き合い, , , , 縁故, , , , , 間柄, 関わり, 関わる, 関係, 関わり合い, 関わり合う, 頼り, 頼る
Alliance a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, つながり, つながる, リレーション, 因縁, , 由縁, , 結びつき, 結びつく, , , , 縁故, 間柄, 関わり, 関わる
Kinship relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
Synonyms: うち, へり, んち, ゆかり, , , , , , 続き合い, 続柄, , , , 縁故, 縁続き, 血縁, 親戚, 親族関係, 類縁
Edge a line determining the limits of an area
Synonyms: そば, へり, ゆかり, リミット, 境界, 境界, 境界線, 境目, , , , , , , ,
Evidence knowledge on which to base belief
Synonyms: しるし, よりどころ, 信証, 原拠, 徴証, 明かす, 明証, 根拠, , 理由, , 裏付け, 裏付ける, , 証す, 証す, 証する, 証左, 証憑, 証拠, 証明, 証跡
Edge a place farthest away from the center of something
Synonyms: そば, へり, ほとり, ゆかり, エッジ, かたわら, , , 外輪, 果て, 果てる, , , , , , 端っこ, , , , 縁辺, , , 辺り, , , 際涯

Meanings for each kanji in 由

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Categories 由 is a member of

Implementation the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something)
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Information knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
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Account a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
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Rational Motive a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument
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Abstract Entity a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
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Relation an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
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Border a strip forming the outer edge of something
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Edge a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
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Edge the outside limit of an object or area or surface
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Porch a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
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Projection any structure that branches out from a central support
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Cause events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
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Destiny an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
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Bound the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
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Edge the boundary of a surface
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Demarcation Line the boundary of a specific area
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Connexion a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
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Line a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness
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Edge a line determining the limits of an area
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Origin an event that is a beginning
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Change Of Integrity the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
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Sample Sentences for 由

There is no knowing what may happen.
She had no way to know about it.
You had no way of knowing that would happen.
There is no way of knowing where he's gone.

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