What does judo mean?

Definitions for judoˈdʒu doʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. judo(noun)

    a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan


  1. judo(n.)

    a sport adapted from jujitsu, originally a method of self-defense without weapons, and similar to wrestling; it was developed in Japan.


  1. judo(Noun)

    A Japanese martial art and sport adapted from jujutsu.


  1. Judo

    Judo is a modern martial art, combat and Olympic sport created in Japan in 1882 by Jigoro Kano. Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the objective is to either throw or takedown an opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue an opponent with a pin, or force an opponent to submit with a joint lock or a choke. Strikes and thrusts by hands and feet as well as weapons defenses are a part of judo, but only in pre-arranged forms and are not allowed in judo competition or free practice. The philosophy and subsequent pedagogy developed for judo became the model for other modern Japanese martial arts that developed from koryū. The worldwide spread of judo has led to the development of a number of offshoots such as Sambo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Judo practitioners are called judoka.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of judo in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of judo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Majlinda Kelmendi:

    People say,' I just can't imagine you doing judo or being so aggressive or winning something -- you are so quiet,'.

  2. Erika Miranda:

    It's a tough challenge but it's not impossible, judo is one of the sports that must weigh in with medals if we are to finish in the top 10. But when you prepare, you are confident and I am confident we will do well.

  3. Majlinda Kelmendi:

    James Montague said to me,' It'll all be worth it if I can pour myself and my own dreams into Majlinda Kelmendi.' people say,' I just can't imagine you doing judo or being so aggressive or winning something -- you are so quiet,'.

  4. Majlinda Kelmendi:

    I didn't understand what was going on but then after three weeks of training we went to a competition in Sarajevo, i saw that a lot of girls do this sport and I made a lot of friends, and I think it was the moment I started to love judo.

  5. Ney Wilson:

    Pressure is a positive form of productivity, we say judo is the flagship of Brazilian sport, that's because we're confident in the work we've done and we use this in a positive form, not to pressure the athlete to win but to prepare them to beat their opponents.

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