Definition of 促

  • stimulate
  • urge
  • press
  • demand
  • incite

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソク
  • うなが

Popular Words With This Kanji

促進, そくしん

promotion, acceleration, encouragement, facilitation, spurring on

促す, うながす

to urge, to press, to prompt, to suggest, to demand, to stimulate, to quicken, to incite, to invite (attention to)

催促, さいそく

request, demand, claim, urge (action), press for

督促, とくそく

urge, demand, importunity

齷齪, あく促, 偓促, あくせく

fussily, busily, sedulously, worrying about (small things)

齷齪, あく促, 偓促, あくせく

fussily, busily, sedulously, worrying about (small things)

販促, はんそく

sales promotion

促成, そくせい

promotion of growth

促音, そくおん

assimilated sound (small "tsu" in Japanese), geminate consonant

促成栽培, そくせいさいばい

raising out-of-season crops with artificial heat


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