Taxonomy of meanings for 弛:

  • 弛 chí (OC: lʰelʔ MC: ɕiɛ) 施是切 上 廣韻:【釋也説文云弓解也施是切三 】
    • LOOSEN
      • vtoNrelax, slacken (a bow)
      • vtoNfigurativemake less tight> make less severe, make more lenient
    • RELEASE
      • vtoNturn loose (a wild animal), let go, let off
      • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2release the contextually determinate N1 from N2
    • WEAK
      • vadNslackened
      • vichangeslacken, relax; weaken; relax one's efforts
      • vtoNrelent on, relax (taxes etc); be lax on (crimes)
    • DELAY
      • DESTROY
        • FALL
          • = 施