Definition of 使

  • use
  • send on a mission
  • order
  • messenger
  • envoy
  • ambassador
  • cause

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • つか
  • つか
  • -つか
  • -づか

Popular Words With This Kanji

使う, 遣う, つかう

to use (a thing, method, etc.), to make use of, to put to use, to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.), to employ, to handle, to manage, to manipulate, to use (time, money, etc.), to spend, to consume, to use (language), to speak, to take (one's lunch), to circulate (bad money)

使用, しよう

use, application, employment, utilization, utilisation

大使, たいし

ambassador

行使, こうし

use, exercise

大使館, たいしかん

embassy

使える, 遣える, つかえる

to be useful, to be serviceable

使途, しと

purpose for which money is spent, the way money is spent

特使, とくし

special envoy

労使, ろうし

labour and management, labor and management

使命, しめい

mission, errand, message


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