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却 means 'withdraw'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1420   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-21    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 4 words   Used in 59 words   Used in 8 names   Component in 2 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キャク
Kun    かえって   しりぞ   しりぞける
⿰   leave   seal  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 却 is used 8 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 却 is used 59 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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キャク : 55 words FIND ALL
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selling off; disposal by sale; sale
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キャク (read as きゃっ) : 2 words FIND ALL
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rejection; dismissal
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かえって : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: かえって
on the contrary; rather; all the more; instead  (often written with kana only)
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しりぞ : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 退ける
ichidan verb, transitive verb
to repel; to drive away; to repulse; to reject
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キャク    withdraw, pull back   
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キョ   コ   さ leave   
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ム   private
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
seal
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