Meaning of 控える in Japanese

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Definition of 控える

  1. (v1) to be temperate in; to restrain oneself from excessive ...

    You should refrain from smoking.

  2. to make notes

    The teacher told the pupils to put those words down in their notebooks.

  3. to hold back
  4. to be in preparation for; to be in waiting for
  5. to be soon; to be in the offing

    She was nervous before the entrance exam.

  6. to be in a close relationship (e.g. as a backer, etc.)

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