1. a service for the dead; a memorial service
    • 死者を供養する
    • hold a (memorial) service for a departed soul
    • お前が一人前の医者になるのがお父さんに対する何よりの供養だ
    • The best consolation for your father's soul will be for you to become a fully-qualified doctor.
  1. 供養塔a tower erected for the repose of a dead person's spirit
  1. 供養料a fee paid to a temple [priest] to hold services for the dead