Meaning of 控える in Japanese
Definition of 控える
(v1) to be temperate in; to restrain oneself from excessive ...
You should refrain from smoking.
to make notes
The teacher told the pupils to put those words down in their notebooks.
- to hold back
- to be in preparation for; to be in waiting for
to be soon; to be in the offing
She was nervous before the entrance exam.
- to be in a close relationship (e.g. as a backer, etc.)