Taxonomy of meanings for 消:

  • 消 xiāo (OC: smew MC: siɛu) 相邀切 平 廣韻:【滅也盡也息也 】
    • DESTROY
      • vichangedisintegrate, dissolve
      • vtoNcausativecause to dissolve > disintegrate; use up; dissolve
      • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
    • REDUCE
      • vichangediminish, get less
    • SMELT
      • vichangemelt; dissolve
      • vtoNmelt, dissolve, evaporate
    • WITHER
      • viprocessdwindle
      • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to wither>decline
      • vifigurative: lose living energy
    • DISAPPEAR
      • WASTE
        • ENJOY
          • ENDURE
            • DESERVE
              • SELL
                • NEED
                  • ILLNESSES
                    • FRY
                      • FOOD
                        • KNOW
                          • SALT
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