Definition of 押

  • push
  • stop
  • check
  • subdue
  • attach
  • seize
  • weight
  • shove
  • press
  • seal
  • do in spite of

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • オウ
  • し-
  • っ-
  • さえる
  • おさえる

Popular Words With This Kanji

押さえる, 抑える, 押える, おさえる

to pin something down, to hold something down, to hold something back, to stop, to restrain, to curb, to seize, to grasp, to arrest, to gain control of something, to govern, to keep down (e.g. information), to suppress, to catch happening, to determine (important points), to find (proof), to understand

押さえる, 抑える, 押える, おさえる

to pin something down, to hold something down, to hold something back, to stop, to restrain, to curb, to seize, to grasp, to arrest, to gain control of something, to govern, to keep down (e.g. information), to suppress, to catch happening, to determine (important points), to find (proof), to understand

押す, 圧す, 捺す, おす

to push, to press, to apply pressure from above, to press down, to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal

押収, おうしゅう

seizure, confiscation

押し, おし

push, pressure, authority, audacity

押し切る, 押切る, 押しきる, おしきる

to face down the opposition, to overcome resistance, to have one's own way, to press and cut

押し切る, 押切る, 押しきる, おしきる

to face down the opposition, to overcome resistance, to have one's own way, to press and cut

押し切る, 押切る, 押しきる, おしきる

to face down the opposition, to overcome resistance, to have one's own way, to press and cut

押し寄せる, 押寄せる, 押しよせる, おしよせる

to advance on, to close in, to march on, to descend on (the enemy), to move towards, to surge forward (crowd, wave of nostalgia, wave, etc.), to rush for (the door), to inundate, to overwhelm, to push aside

押し寄せる, 押寄せる, 押しよせる, おしよせる

to advance on, to close in, to march on, to descend on (the enemy), to move towards, to surge forward (crowd, wave of nostalgia, wave, etc.), to rush for (the door), to inundate, to overwhelm, to push aside


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