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 (ī′kē-dō′, ī-kē′dō)
A Japanese art of self-defense that employs holds and locks and that uses the principles of nonresistance in order to debilitate the strength of the opponent.

[Japanese aikidō : ai, meeting, matching, verbal noun of au, to meet, match + ki, spirit (from Middle Chinese khi`; see chi2) + , art (from Early Middle Chinese daw').]


(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) a Japanese system of self-defence employing similar principles to judo, but including blows from the hands and feet
[from Japanese, from ai to join, receive + ki spirit, force + do way]


(aɪˈki doʊ)

a Japanese form of self-defense utilizing wrist, joint, and elbow grips to immobilize or throw one's opponent.
[1960–65; < Japanese aikidō=ai to coordinate + ki breath control + way (< Middle Chinese; see judo)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aikido - a Japanese martial art employing principles similar to judoaikido - a Japanese martial art employing principles similar to judo
martial art - any of several Oriental arts of weaponless self-defense; usually practiced as a sport; "he had a black belt in the martial arts"
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