Definition of Aikido

1. Noun. A Japanese martial art employing principles similar to judo.

Generic synonyms: Martial Art



Definition of Aikido

1. Noun. A Japanese martial art developed from jujitsu and making use of holds and throws. ¹

2. Noun. A school of the martial art. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aikido

1. a Japanese art of self-defense [n -DOS]

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Literary usage of Aikido

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1. Stranger to Deathby Robert Della Valle by Robert Della Valle (2000)
"A human services administrator by profession, he is an avid student of the martial ait ot aikido. which he has engaged in for more than 15 years. ..."

2. Five Hundred Fun Facts About Japan by DIANE Publishing Company, Dorothy Perkins (1994)
"Three martial arts do not use weapons, karate, judo, and aikido. ... aikido. developed in the 20th century by Japanese martial arts expert Ueshiba Morihei ..."

3. Treatment Services for Adolescent Substance Abusers by Alfred S. Friedman (1998)
"... combined with instruction in meditation, breathing and relaxation exercises, centering, postures (asa- nas), Hatha Yoga, Zen Yoga, Tai Chi Chuan, aikido ..."

4. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... qi (personal life force) and universal qi, which are coextensive through the practice of mind-body disciplines, such as traditional meditation, aikido, ..."

5. Radiant Healing: The Many Paths to Personal Harmony and Planetary Wholeness by Bellamy Isabel, Isabel Bellamy, Donald MacLean, Maclean Donald (2005)
"Referring to this using of the force of the attacker against itself, Stewart Brand, editor of the Whole Earth Catalog, called homeopathy 'Medical aikido'. ..."

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