Definition of 保

  • protect
  • guarantee
  • keep
  • preserve
  • sustain
  • support

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ホウ
  • たも

Popular Words With This Kanji

保護, ほご, ほうご

care, protection, shelter, safeguard, guardianship, favor, favour, patronage

安保, あんぽ

US-Japan Security Treaty, safety, security

確保, かくほ

guarantee, maintain, ensure, insure, secure, reservation

保守, ほしゅ

maintenance, conservation

保険, ほけん

insurance, guarantee

安全保障, あんぜんほしょう

security guarantee (e.g. military security, network security, etc.)

保証, 保障, ほしょう

guarantee, security, assurance, pledge, warranty

保証, 保障, ほしょう

guarantee, security, assurance, pledge, warranty

保有, ほゆう

possession, retention, maintenance

保全, ほぜん

preservation, integrity, conservation, maintenance


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