Definition of 以

  • by means of
  • because
  • in view of
  • compared with

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • もっ

Popular Words With This Kanji

以上, 已上, いじょう

not less than, ... and more, ... and upwards, beyond ... (e.g. one's means), further (e.g. nothing further to say), more than ... (e.g. cannot pay more than that), above-mentioned, foregoing, since ..., seeing that ..., this is all, that is the end, the end

以来, いらい

since, henceforth

以降, いこう

on and after, as from, hereafter, thereafter, since

以外, いがい

with the exception of, excepting

以下, 已下, いか, いげ

not exceeding, and downward, ... and below, below (e.g. standard), under (e.g. a level), the below-mentioned, the following, the rest

以前, 已前, いぜん

ago, since, before, previous

以内, いない

within, inside of, less than

以後, 已後, いご

after this, from now on, hereafter, thereafter, since (verb) (after -te form of verb), after (time), since (then)

以東, いとう

east of, and eastward

所以, ゆえん

reason, way of doing, cause, grounds


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