(chú)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. besides
  2. except
  3. remove
  4. to divide (mathematics)

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Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
除了 chúle besides/except for/aside from/in addition to
除非 chúfēi only if/unless
除夕 chúxī Lunar New Year's Eve
删除 shānchú to delete
废除 fèichú abolish/annul/abrogate
解除 jiěchú remove/relieve (someone of their duties)/sack/get rid of
开除 kāichú expel/to discharge/to kick out
排除 páichú eliminate/get rid of/remove
清除 qīngchú eliminate/get rid of
消除 xiāochú eliminate/remove/clear up (abstract things)
拔除 bá chú to pull out/to remove
被除数 bèi chú shù dividend
摈除 bìn chú to discard/to get rid of/to dispense with
摒除 bìng chú to get rid of/to dismiss
屏除 bǐng chú to get rid of/to dismiss/to brush aside
曾经沧海难为水,除却巫山不是云 céng jīng cāng hǎi nán wéi shuǐ, chú què Wū Shān bù shì yún there are no rivers to one who has crossed the ocean, and no clouds to one who has passed Mount Wu (idiom)/one who has seen the world doesn't stop at small things
拆除 chāi chú to tear down/to demolish/to dismantle/to remove
铲除 chǎn chú to root out/to eradicate/to sweep away/to abolish
撤除 chè chú to remove/to dismantle
乘除 chéng chú to multiply and divide
除暴 chú bào to eliminate outlaws
除暴安良 chú bào ān liáng to root out the strong and give people peace (idiom)/to rob the rich and give to the poor
除冰 chú bīng to defrost/to get rid of ice
除不尽 chú bù jìn indivisible (math)
除草 chú cǎo to weed
除草剂 chú cǎo jì weed killer/herbicide
除尘 chú chén to eliminate dust (i.e. filter out suspended particles)
除尘机 chú chén jī dusting machine/dust filter
除臭剂 chú chòu jì deodorant
除此之外 chú cǐ zhī wài apart from this/in addition to this
除掉 chú diào to eliminate
除恶务尽 chú è wù jìn to eradicate evil completely (idiom)/thorough in rooting out wickedness
除法 chú fǎ division (math.)
除非 chú fēi only if (..., or otherwise, ...)/only when/only in the case that/unless
除根 chú gēn to root out/to eliminate the roots/to cure once and for all
除垢剂 chú gòu jì detergent
除过 chú guò (dialect) except/besides
除号 chú hào division sign (math.)
除净 chú jìng to remove completely/to eliminate/to cleanse from
除旧布新 chú jiù bù xīn to get rid of the old to bring in the new (idiom)/to innovate
除旧更新 chú jiù gēng xīn to replace the old with new (idiom)
除开 chú kāi besides/except/to get rid of (sb)/(math.) to divide
除了 chú le besides/apart from (... also...)/in addition to/except (for)
除灵 chú líng to expel spirits/(old) to end the period of mourning
除另有约定 chú lìng yǒu yuē dìng unless otherwise agreed
除名 chú míng to strike off (the rolls)/to remove from a list/to expunge/to expel
除去 chú qù to eliminate/to remove/except for/apart from
除湿机 chú shī jī dehumidifier
除湿器 chú shī qì dehumidifier
除数 chú shù divisor (math.)
除霜 chú shuāng to defrost/defrosting
除祟 chú suì to drive out devils and spirits exorcism
除外 chú wài to exclude/not including sth (when counting or listing)/except for
除夕 Chú xī lunar New Year's Eve
除邪 chú xié to guard against evil/to exorcise
除以 chú yǐ (math.) divided by
除沾染 chú zhān rǎn decontamination
除子 chú zǐ divisor (math.)
除罪 chú zuì to pardon
除罪化 chú zuì huà to decriminalize
词缀剥除 cí zhuì bō chú affix stripping/to determine the root of a word by removing prefix and suffix
涤除 dí chú to wash away/to eliminate/to do away with
废除 fèi chú to abolish/to abrogate/to repeal
废除军备 fèi chú jūn bèi to disarm
粪除 fèn chú (literary) to clean up
革除 gé chú to eliminate/to expel/to abolish
割除 gē chú to amputate/to excise (cut out)
根除 gēn chú to eradicate
故障排除 gù zhàng pái chú fault resolution/trouble clearing
归除 guī chú long division/calculation on the abacus
毁除 huǐ chú to destroy
加减乘除 jiā jiǎn chéng chú four rules of arithmetic/addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
剪草除根 jiǎn cǎo chú gēn lit. cut grass and pull out roots (idiom)/fig. to destroy root and branch/to eradicate
减除 jiǎn chú to reduce/to lessen (pain etc)/to deduct (from taxes)
剪除 jiǎn chú to eradicate/to exterminate
解除 jiě chú to remove/to sack/to get rid of/to relieve (sb of their duties)/to free/to lift (an embargo)/to rescind (an agreement)
戒除 jiè chú to quit/to give up (a bad habit)
蠲除 juān chú to reprieve/to avoid/to redeem
蠲除苛政 juān chú kē zhèng to alleviate oppressive administration (idiom)
开除 kāi chú to expel (a member of an organization)/to fire (an employee)
开除党籍 kāi chú dǎng jí to expel from the Party
开除学籍 kāi chú xué jí to expel from school
扣除 kòu chú to deduct
阑尾切除术 lán wěi qiē chú shù appendectomy (medicine)
滤除 lǜ chū to filter out
免除 miǎn chú to prevent/to avoid/to excuse/to exempt/to relieve/(of a debt) to remit
灭除 miè chú to eliminate/to kill off
排除 pái chú to eliminate/to remove/to exclude/to rule out
拚除 pàn chú to reject/to abandon
破除 pò chú to eliminate/to do away with/to get rid of
破除迷信 pò chú mí xìn to eliminate superstition (idiom)
切除 qiē chú to excise/to cut out (a tumor)
清除 qīng chú to clear away/to eliminate/to get rid of
去除 qù chú to remove/to dislodge
祛除 qū chú to dispel/to clear
驱除 qū chú to drive off/to dispel/to expel
驱除鞑虏 qū chú Dá lǔ expel the Manchu, revolutionary slogan from around 1900
祛邪除灾 qū xié chú zāi to drive away demons to prevent calamity (idiom)
攘除 rǎng chú to get rid of/to weed out/to reject
若要人不知,除非己莫为 ruò yào rén bù zhī, chú fēi jǐ mò wéi If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it (idiom). fig. If you do something bad, people will inevitably hear about it.
三下五除二 sān xià wǔ chú èr three, set five remove two (abacus rule)/efficiently/quickly and easily
扫除 sǎo chú to sweep/to clean with a brush/to sweep away (often fig.)
扫除机 sǎo chú jī mechanical sweeper
扫除天下 sǎo chú tiān xià to sweep away evil/to purge (the world of crime)
筛除 shāi chú to screen or filter out/to winnow (agriculture)
删除 shān chú to delete/to cancel
拭除 shì chú to wipe off
释除 shì chú to dispel (doubts)
剔除 tī chú to reject/to discard/to get rid of
庭除 tíng chú front court/courtyard
脱除 tuō chú to get rid of
消除 xiāo chú to eliminate/to remove
消除毒剂 xiāo chú dú jì decontamination
消除对妇女一切形式歧视公约 Xiāo chú duì Fù nǚ Yī qiè Xíng shì Qí shì Gōng yuē Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
消除锯齿 xiāo chú jù chǐ anti-alias (computer graphics)
消除歧义 xiāo chú qí yì to disambiguate
小除夕 xiǎo chú xī the day before New Year's Eve
兴利除弊 xīng lì chú bì to promote what is useful and get rid of what is harmful (idiom)
削除 xuē chú to remove/to eliminate/to delete
药到病除 yào dào bìng chú lit. the disease is cured the moment the medicine is taken (idiom)/fig. (of a medical treatment) to give instant results/(of a solution or method) highly effective
移除 yí chú to remove
摘除 zhāi chú to excise/to remove an organ
斩草除根 zhǎn cǎo chú gēn to cut weeds and eliminate the roots (idiom)/to destroy root and branch/to eliminate completely
整除 zhěng chú to divide exactly without remainder (in integer arithmetic)/exact division
整除数 zhěng chú shù factor/exact divisor
肿瘤切除术 zhǒng liú qiè chú shù lumpectomy
种族清除 zhǒng zú qīng chú ethnic cleansing
诛除 zhū chú to wipe out/to exterminate
自由基清除剂 zì yóu jī qīng chú jì radical scavenger (chemistry)

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