Taxonomy of meanings for 抽:

  • 抽 chōu (OC: rlʰiw MC: ʈʰiu) 丑鳩切 平 廣韻:【同抽 】
  • 抽 chōu (OC: rlʰiw MC: ʈʰiu) 丑鳩切 平 廣韻:【同抽見説文 】
  • 抽 chōu (OC: rlʰiw MC: ʈʰiu) 丑鳩切 平 廣韻:【抜也引也或作紬紬引其端緒也丑鳩切八 】
    • PULL
      • nabactpulling, dragging
      • vt(oN)draw the contextually determinate weapons
      • vtoNpull out so as to use 抽刀 "pull a dagger", also 抽戈 "pull out a lance (presumably from a stand, in preparation for using it)"
      • vtoNapartpull apart, pull open, drag open
      • vttoN1.+N2pull N2 from the place N2
      • vt(oN)pull the contextually determinate N out
    • REMOVE
      • vtoNpull out so as to remove
    • SHOW
      • vtoNfigurativeexhibit (what is basically hidden) for others to see
    • TAKE
      • vtoNpull out so as to take (often hard to distinguish from PULL out so as to use 抽觴