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応える
報える
徹える
Readings

kotaeru
English
Meaning restricted to 応える
Meaning restricted to 報える
Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
to respond, to answer, to meet (e.g. demands, expectations)

Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
See also: 堪える
sometimes 堪える
to affect, to take a toll, to strike home, to have an effect on, to be hard on someone (e.g. heat, cold, work, illness, etc.), to be a strain

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 応える, 応えます
[does], will [do]
応えない, 応えません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 応えた, 応えました
[did]
応えなかった, 応えませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 応えて, 応えまして 応えないで, 応えませんで 応えなくて
Kanjis
ON: オウ, ヨウ, -ノウ KUN: あた.る, まさに, こた.える
apply, answer, yes, OK, reply, accept

Stroke: 7 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 3-3-4 FC: 0023.3


ON: ホウ KUN: むく.いる
report, news, reward, retribution

Stroke: 12 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-8-4 FC: 4744.4


ON: テツ
penetrate, clear, pierce, strike home, sit up (all night)

Stroke: 15 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-12 FC: 2824.4


Phrases
それは彼の身に応えだした。
Parts: 其れ (それ) (かれ) (み) 応える (こたえる) 出す (だした)
It is beginning to tell on him.

あなたは御両親の期待に応えるべきだ。
Parts: 貴方 (あなた) 御両親 (ごりょうしん) 期待 (きたい) 応える (こたえる) 可き (べき)
You ought to live up to your parents' hopes.