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English Meaning(s) for 緒

  1. cord; strap; thong

Definition and Synonyms for 緒

Leash a figurative restraint
Synonyms: , , , , 糸口,
Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
Synonyms: コード, 糸口, , 細引き,
String a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
Synonyms: ストリング, , , , , 糸口, ,
Key something crucial for explaining
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, キーポイント, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 決め手, 秘訣, 糸口, , 要訣, 要諦, 足掛かり, ,
Clew evidence that helps to solve a problem
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, 傍証, 小口, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , 足掛かり, , , 食い付く
Hint a slight indication
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, 仄めかし, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 暗示, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 緒

thong; beginning; inception; end; cord; strap Kanji Details »

Categories 緒 is a member of

Restraint the act of controlling by restraining someone or something
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Cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads
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Line something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
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Explanation thought that makes something comprehensible
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Evidence an indication that makes something evident
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Indication something that serves to indicate or suggest
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 緒

Sample Sentences for 緒

Too much water drowned the miller.
Oh! It's my day.
I can't understand what you're trying to get at.
Please hang onto the strap.
Otoyo enjoyed the beautiful spring day and walked along the beach.

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