Ichidan verb, Intransitive verb
1. to respond; to answer; to meet (e.g. demands, expectations)Only applies to 応える, Only applies to 報える
  • あなた
  • 御両親
  • きたい期待
  • こた応える
  • べき
You ought to live up to your parents' hopes.
Ichidan verb, Intransitive verb
2. 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 strainSee also 堪える, sometimes 堪える
  • それ
  • かれ
  • こた応え
  • だした
It is beginning to tell on him.
Other forms
報える 【こたえる】徹える 【こたえる】


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