1. 1〔道理〕justice;〔対人関係上の義務〕duty
    • 金を貸せなどと言えた義理じゃなかろう
    • You cannot with any justice ask me to loan you money.
    • 義理をわきまえる
    • have a sense of justice [duty]
    • 義理を欠く
    • fail in one's duty
    • 友人に義理を立てる
    • do one's duty by a friend
    • それでは義理が立たない
    • That would be ungrateful.
    • 義理にもそんなことは言えない
    • I could never bring myself to say so.
    • 義理と人情の板挟みになる
    • be torn between love and duty
    • 彼らはほんの義理で1回訪ねてきてくれただけだ
    • They paid us a visit once just out of a sense of duty.
    • 彼はお義理に1,000円を寄付してくれた
    • He made a donation of 1,000 yen simply out of a sense of obligation [duty].
  1. 2〔つきあい〕
    • 時々義理でバーへ行く
    • I sometimes go to bars to keep my friends company.
  1. 3〔配偶者の家族との関係〕
    • 義理の兄弟
    • one's brother-in-law