Definition of 約

  • promise
  • approximately
  • shrink

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ヤク
  • つづまる
  • つづめる
  • つづまやか

Popular Words With This Kanji

約, やく

approximately, about, promise, shortening, reduction, simplification, contraction (in phonetics)

条約, じょうやく

treaty, pact

契約, けいやく

contract, compact, agreement

約束, やくそく

arrangement, promise, appointment, pact, engagement, convention, rule

公約, こうやく

public commitment or promise

予約, よやく

reservation, appointment, booking, advance order, contract, subscription, pledge

制約, せいやく

limitation, restriction, condition, constraints

集約, しゅうやく

intensive, collect(ed), summarize(d), summarise(d)

解約, かいやく

cancellation of contract

節約, せつやく

economising, saving


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