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[おぎな()·]
oginau
godan verb, transitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 補う

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to supplement; to make up for; to compensate for; to cover (a shortage, loss, etc.); to fill (e.g. a vacancy)

Definition and Synonyms for 補う

Compensation the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
Synonyms: カバー, 代償, 償い, 償う, 埋め合せる, 埋め合わす, 埋め合わせ, 報い, 報う, 報いる, 報償, 填補, 手当, 相殺, 補い, 補う, 補償
Reimburse reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
Synonyms: 償う, 償還, 弁償, 払い戻し, 払い戻す, 補う
Supplement add as a supplement to what seems insufficient
Synonyms: 補う
Cover provide for
Synonyms: カバー, 埋める, 埋める, 埋め合わす, 補う
Accompaniment something added to complete or embellish or make perfect
Synonyms: つきもの, 付き物, 相補, 補い, 補う, 補充, 補完, 補足, 足し, 足す, 足し前
Supplement a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
Synonyms: つける, サプリメント, 付けたり, 付加, 付け足し, 付け足す, 付録, 填補, 増補, 添加, , 補い, 補う, 補充, 補完, 補巻, 補給, 補記, 補足, 補遺, 足し, 足す, 足し前, 追補, 追録

Meanings for each kanji in 補う

supplement; supply; make good; offset; compensate; assistant; learner Kanji Details »

Categories 補う is a member of

Add make an addition (to)
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Rectification the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake
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Compensate make payment to
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Live Up To meet the requirements or expectations of
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Increment the amount by which something increases
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Adjunct something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 補う

Conjugations for 補う

masu stem
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oginai
Negative stem
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oginawa
te-form
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oginatte
Negative te-form
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oginawanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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oginawanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginau
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawanai
Past Indicative Form
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oginatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginawanakatta
Presumptive Form
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oginaou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginaimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginaimasen
Past Indicative Form
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oginaimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginaimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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oginaimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginaitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginaitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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oginaitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginaitakunakatta
te-form
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oginaitakute
Negative te-form
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oginaitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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oginaitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginae
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginainasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginaeba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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oginawanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginattari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginaeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginaenai
Past Indicative Form
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oginaeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginaenakatta
te-form
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oginaete
Negative te-form
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oginaenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginaemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginaemasen
Past Indicative Form
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oginaemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginaemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginawareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawarenai
Past Indicative Form
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oginawareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginawarenakatta
te-form
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oginawarete
Negative te-form
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oginawarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginawaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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oginawaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginawaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginawaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawasenai
Past Indicative Form
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oginawaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginawasenakatta
te-form
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oginawasete
Negative te-form
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oginawasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginawasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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oginawasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginawasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginawasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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oginawasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginawasarenakatta
te-form
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oginawasarete
Negative te-form
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oginawasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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oginawasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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oginawasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oginawasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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oginawan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oginawazaru

Sample Sentences for 補う

We demanded that she should make up for the loss.
I must work hard to make up for lost time.
It sounds as if genius compensates for lack of experience.
Diligence may compensate for lack of experience.
He worked hard to make up for his lack of experience.

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