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[うえ()]
ue
noun, no adjective, adverbial noun, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 上

noun, no adjective, adverbial noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. above; up; over
  2. top; summit
  3. surface; on
  4. before; previous
  5. superiority; one's superior (i.e. one's elder)
  6. on top of that; besides; what's more
  7. upon (further inspection, etc.); based on (and occurring after)
  8. matters concerning...; as concerns ...
  9. since (i.e. "for that reason")
  10. suffix indicating higher social standing
  11. place of one's superior (i.e. the throne)
  12. emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo
  13. noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)

Definition and Synonyms for 上

Upstage at or toward the rear of the stage
Synonyms: , , ,
Upstage steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else
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Upstage move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience
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Upstage treat snobbishly, put in one's place
Synonyms: , , ,
Upstage the rear part of the stage
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Government the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
Synonyms: , , , , 体制, 公儀, 官庁, 官府, 官憲, 当局, 御上, 政府, 省庁, その筋, 行政府
Upside the highest or uppermost side of anything
Synonyms: , , , , 上面, 天面
Senior a person who is older than you are
Synonyms: シニア, , , , , 上長, 先輩, 年上, 年嵩, 年長, 年長者, 目上, 長上

Meanings for each kanji in 上

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Categories 上 is a member of

Move cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
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Do By interact in a certain way
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Part something less than the whole of a human artifact
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Face a surface forming part of the outside of an object
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Adult a fully developed person from maturity onward
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Polity a politically organized unit
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Outshine attract more attention and praise than others
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 上

Sample Sentences for 上

Can you reach what's on the top shelf?
The higher you climb, the greater the fall.
Patience wins out in the end.
Cover the seeds with a little earth.
We sat, as it were, on a volcano.

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