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[きょく()]
kyoku
noun

English Meaning(s) for 極

noun
  1. pole
  2. climax; extreme; extremity; culmination; height; zenith; nadir

Definition and Synonyms for 極

Octillion the number that is represented as a one followed by 27 zeros
Synonyms: ごく, 果たて,
Super to an extreme degree
Synonyms: ごく, いとも, とても, やたら, こよなく, 一方ならず, 世にも, 大いに, 大変, 大層, , 最も, 果たて, , 極めて, 極める, 極度, 極極, 滅法, 然許り, 甚く, 甚だ, 至極, 非常, 非常に, 頗る, 飛び切り
Really used as intensifiers
Synonyms: いと, ごく, そう, あまり, いとも, ずんと, とても, いかにも, おおきに, けっこう, たっぷり, めっきり, よっぽど, それはそれは, 世にも, 事実, 余る, 大いに, 大して, 大変, 大層, , , , その実, 実は, 実際に, 思い切り, 思い切る, 悉皆, , 最も, 本当, 本当に, 果たて, 根から, 根っから, , 極めて, 極める, 正しく, 正身, 然許り, 現に, 甚だ, , , 真実, 至極, , 誠に, 重々, 随分, 非常に, 頗る
Highly to a high degree or extent
Synonyms: ごく, よく, いとも, かなり, こよなく, なかなか, めきめき, めっきり, よっぽど, 世にも, 何より, 大変, 大層, 好く, 強か, 思い切り, 思い切る, , 最も, 果たて, , 極めて, 極める, 極度, 極極, 殊の外, 滅法, 然許り, 甚く, 至る, 至って, 至極, 誠に, 重々に, 随分, 非常, 非常に, 頗る, 飛び切り, 高度
Most used to form the superlative
Synonyms: ごく, 最も, 果たて,
Most very
Synonyms: ごく, 最も, 果たて,
Pole one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
Synonyms: ごく, 果たて, , 磁極
Extreme the furthest or highest degree of something
Synonyms: ごく, 果たて, , 極まる, 極度, 極点, 極端, 極限, 究極
Extremum the point located farthest from the middle of something
Synonyms: ごく, 果たて, , 極点, 極端
Pole one of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface
Synonyms: ごく, 果たて, , 極点
Highly favorably or with much respect
Synonyms: ごく, よく, いとも, かなり, こよなく, なかなか, めきめき, めっきり, よっぽど, 世にも, 何より, 大変, 大層, 好く, 強か, 思い切り, 思い切る, , 最も, 果たて, , 極めて, 極める, 極度, 極極, 殊の外, 滅法, 然許り, 甚く, 至る, 至って, 至極, 誠に, 重々に, 随分, 非常, 非常に, 頗る, 飛び切り, 高度

Meanings for each kanji in 極

poles; settlement; conclusion; end; highest rank; electric poles; very; extremely; most; highly; 10**48 Kanji Details »

Categories 極 is a member of

Grade a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
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Terminal either extremity of something that has length
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Extremity the outermost or farthest region or point
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Large Integer an integer equal to or greater than ten
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Geographical Point a point on the surface of the Earth
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 極

Sample Sentences for 極

The lines of this field run between magnetic north and magnetic south at the two poles.

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