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noun, pronoun

English Meaning(s) for 主

  1. head (of a household, etc.); leader; master
  2. owner; proprietor; proprietress
  3. subject (of a rumour, etc.); doer (of a deed)
  4. guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers); long-time resident (or employee, etc.)
  5. husband
  1. you

Definition and Synonyms for 主

Victor a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
Synonyms: ビクター, , , , , , , 主人, 主君, 優勝者, 先生, 先生, 先生, 勝利者, 勝者, 名人, 宗匠, 巨匠, 師匠, 覇者, 達人
Primarily of primary import
Synonyms: まず, まずもって, , , , , , , 主に, 主として, 主人, 第一
Preponderantly much greater in number or influence
Synonyms: , , , , , , 主人, 優勢
Overriding having superior power and influence
Synonyms: , , , , , , 主人, 優勢, 支配的
Preeminent greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement
Synonyms: 中心的, , , , , , , 主人, 冠たる, 卓抜, 枢要, 第一
Primarily for the most part
Synonyms: あらかた, だいたい, , , , , , , 主に, 主として, 主人, 大方
God the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe
Synonyms: ゴッド, , , , , , , 主人, 大御神, 大神, 男神, , , , , 神様
Creator terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
Synonyms: ロード, クリエイター, , , , , , , 主人, , , , , , 神様
Employer a person or firm that employs workers
Synonyms: , , , , , , 主人, 使用者, 抱え主, 抱え手, 雇い主, 雇い人, 雇用主
Host a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
Synonyms: ホスト, , , , , , , 主人, 主人役
Master directs the work of others
Synonyms: マスター, , , , , , , 主人, 主君, 先生, 先生, 先生, 名人, 宗匠, 巨匠, 師匠, 親方, 達人, 部長
Master someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution
Synonyms: , , , , , , 主人, 主君, 先生, 先生, 先生, 名人, 宗匠, 巨匠, 師匠, 達人
Overlord a person who has general authority over others
Synonyms: マスター, , , , , , , 主人, 主公, 主君, , , , , 君主, 殿, 殿, 殿, 殿様, 雇い主, 領主
Owner someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
Synonyms: オーナー, , , , , , , 主人, 店主, 座元, 所持者, 所有者, 持ち主, 社主, 経営者
Owner a person who owns something
Synonyms: オーナー, , , , , , , 主人, 保有者, 占有者, 所持者, 所有者, 持ち主, 飼い主
God the object of worship in monotheistic religions
Synonyms: ゴッド, , , , , , , 主人, 大御神, 大神, 男神, , , , , 神様

Meanings for each kanji in 主

» lord; chief; master; main thing; principal

Categories 主 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Adult a fully developed person from maturity onward
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Leader a person who rules or guides or inspires others
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Man Of Affairs a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
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Combatant someone who fights (or is fighting)
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Employer a person or firm that employs workers
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Ruler a person who rules or commands
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Scholarly Person a learned person (especially in the humanities)
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Sample Sentences for 主

No one dares to contradict his employer for fear of being fired.
His employer was sincerely grateful for his cooperation.
I can tell that you're a daughter who cares much for your parents.

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