REMOVE  除去

DISPLACE something from where it is EXPECTED to REMAIN.
DETACHUNFASTENPULL OUTTAKE OUTDISCONNECT.TAKE AWAYCARRY AWAYMOVETRANSPORTCONFISCATEINFORMAL CART OFF
Taxonoymy

BREAK OFFSWEEPTAKE OFFPEEL

Antonymy

FETCHADD

Kind Of

DISPLACE

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The most general term for removing anything is qù 去.

2. Chú 除 refers specifically to getting rid of something undesirable.

3. Chè 徹 is to remove objects ceremoniously as part of a ritual or the like.

4. Qiān 遷 can refer to the moving an object from a place, although usually the focus is moving something to a place. See DISPLACE.

Modern Chinese Criteria

除去

剔除

芟除

去除

刊落

刪除 is to remove or delete text.

脫下

消除

拔除

撤除

解除

排斥

排擠

清除

消除

掃除

rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH /

HANFEI TONGYI 2004 韓非子同義詞研究 284

TENG SHOU-HSIN 1996 Chinese Synonyms Usage Dictionary 327

TENG SHOU-HSIN 1996 Chinese Synonyms Usage Dictionary 429

T.W.HARBSMEIER 2004 A New Dictionary of Classical Greek Synonyms NO. 94

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 139
  • VPtoN : 11
  • vi : 5
  • vt[oN] : 3
  • vt(oN) : 2
  • VPi : 2
  • VPt(oN) : 2
  • vtoN. V : 1
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2 : 1
  • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2 : 1
  • vt+prep+N : 1
  • vt[0]oN.postadVt : 1
  • NPab : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 35
  • 春秋左傳 : 32
  • 禮記 : 10
  • 賢愚經 : 9
  • 祖堂集 : 9
  • 戰國策 : 7
  • 六祖壇經 : 7
  • 管子 : 6
  • 百喻經 : 6
  • 妙法蓮華經 : 6
  • 論語 : 5
  • 法句經 : 5
  • 呂氏春秋 : 4
  • 史記 : 4
  • 論衡 : 3
  • 莊子 : 3
  • 孟子 : 3
  • 法集要頌經 : 3
  • 太平經 : 2
  • 說苑 : 2
  • 墨子 : 1
  • 荀子 : 1
  • 孫子 : 1
  • 春秋穀梁傳 : 1
  • 孝經 : 1
  • 毛詩 : 1
  • 淮南子 : 1
  • 法言 : 1
  • 文子 : 1

Words

   qù OC: khaʔ MC: khi̯ɤ 44 Attributions

The most general term for removing anything is qù 去.

  • vt(oN)remove a contextually determinate object
  • vtoNcausativeremove, do away with, get rid of; try to drive away (ants); take off
  • vtoNiussiveorder to be removed, have removed
  • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003
  • vtoNpassivebe removed
  • vtoN. Vunmarked nominalisation: removing the N V-s
   chú OC: rla MC: ɖi̯ɤ 41 Attributions

Chú 除 refers specifically to getting rid of something undesirable.

  • vt(oN)remove the contextually determinate object;
  • vt[0]oN.postadVtverbal complement with verbs conveying any kind of removal, expressing that this removal performed to its completion (compare English 'off' as in cut off, shave off, etc.)
  • vt[oN]remove things surgically; remove people (from court etc)
  • vtoNabolish; get rid of, weed out; remove; make clean, clear (a road); dismiss from office; have (someone) removed
  • vtoNpassivebe removed
   chè OC: thed MC: ʈhiɛt 12 Attributions

Chè 徹 is to remove objects ceremoniously as part of a ritual or the like.

  • viactceremoniously remove sacrificial offerings
  • vtoNremove; send away; pull down
  • vtoNfigurativediscontinue abruptly
   jiù OC: kus MC: kɨu 10 Attributions
  • vtoNremove
  • vtoNN=nonhu救火 remove so as to save people from (harm); be of help against, fight against (a fire etc)
   kěn OC: khɯɯnʔ MC: khən 8 Attributions
  • vtoNweed out, weed away
   jìn OC: dzinʔ MC: dzin 5 Attributions
  • vtoNremove completely
  • vtoNmiddle voicebe completely removed
退   tuì OC: thuubs MC: thuo̝i 5 Attributions
  • vtoNcausativecause to recede, move back; cause to disappear
   miè OC: med MC: miɛt 4 Attributions
  • vtoNfigurativemake disappear in appearance; remove
  • vtoNfigurativebe removed
   qiān OC: tshen MC: tshiɛn 4 Attributions

Qiān 遷 can refer to the moving an object from a place, although usually the focus is moving something to a place. See DISPLACE.

  • vtoNmove (an oject) to another place
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2fromremove (something N1) from (some place N2)群臣遷大國之跡於鄭
擯出   bìn chū OC: pins khljud MC: pin tɕhʷit 4 Attributions
  • VPt(oN)resultativedismiss a contextually determinate person (from a monastery of religious community)
  • VPtoNpassivebe driven out, be expelled, be dismissed
  • VPtoNresultativedismiss, drive out, expell
   jué OC: kʷeed MC: ket 3 Attributions
  • vtoNpick out, tear out
  • vtoNpassivehave (one's eyes etc) removed
除去   chú qù OC: rla khaʔ MC: ɖi̯ɤ khi̯ɤ 3 Attributions
  • VPtoNresultativeget rid of, banish (from one's mind)
   tǔ OC: kh-laaʔ MC: thuo̝ 2 Attributions
  • vtoNfigurativespit out > remove; expel
   chōu OC: rlʰiw MC: ʈhɨu 2 Attributions
  • vtoNpull out so as to remove
   pò OC: phaals MC: phʷɑ 2 Attributions
  • vtoNfigurativedispel
消除   xiāo chú OC: smew rla MC: siɛu ɖi̯ɤ 2 Attributions
  • VPimiddle voicebe dissolved and removed; get removed
   chū OC: khljud MC: tɕhʷit 1 Attribution
  • vtoNmove (an object) out
  • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2remove the contextually determinate N1 from the N2
卻 / 卻却   què OC: khaɡ MC: khi̯ɐk  OC:  MC:  1 Attribution
  • vtoNremove
   fèi OC: pods MC: pi̯ɐi 1 Attribution
  • vtoNremove, get rid of
   shū OC: ɢljaʔ MC: ʑi̯ɤ 1 Attribution
  • vtoNpassivebe removed
   bá OC: breed MC: bɣɛt 1 Attribution
  • vtoNremove completely; extirpate
   chè OC: thad MC: ʈhiɛt 1 Attribution
  • vtoNremove (especially from the table)
   bìn OC: pins MC: pin 1 Attribution
  • vt(oN)expel the contextually determinate person
  • vt+prep+Npassivebe removed to, be expelled to
  • vtoNpassivebe expelled, get removed (from office, from the court etc)
   zhuó OC: rleewɡ MC: ɖɣɔk 1 Attribution
  • vtoNremove; eliminate; take away
   dàng OC: ɡ-laaŋʔ MC: dɑŋ 1 Attribution
  • vtoNwash away > remove; get rid off
脫 / 脫   duó OC: lood MC: dʷɑt tuō OC: lʰood MC: thʷɑt 1 Attribution
  • vtoNremove
   hāo OC: qhuu MC: hɑu 1 Attribution
  • viremove; clear away weeds[SHOULD MAYBE BE IN SYN. WEED][CA]
   jiě OC: kreeʔ MC: kɣɛ 1 Attribution
  • vtoNpassiveuntie> be removed
削除   xiāo chú OC: smewɡ rla MC: si̯ɐk ɖi̯ɤ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNcut off, remove, get rid off
   chú OC: rla MC: ɖi̯ɤ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNresultativeremove
對治   duì zhì OC: k-luubs rlɯs MC: tuo̝i ɖɨ 1 Attribution
  • NPabbuddhistBUDDH: removal of afflictions (through the wisdom of awakening; MULLER notes a subjective connotation, referring to the removal of afflictions trough individual practice; this in contrast to duàn 斷 which gives emphasis to the objective elemination of afflictions)
  • VPt(oN)buddhistBUDDH: remove (afflictions, etc.)
捶提   chuí tí OC: tjolʔ ɡ-lee MC: tɕiɛ dei 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNfigurative"hammer and cut" so as to remove N
滅除   miè chú OC: med rla MC: miɛt ɖi̯ɤ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNremove
逐除   zhú chú OC: rlɯwɡ rla MC: ɖuk ɖi̯ɤ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNresultativechase away
驅除   qū chú OC: kho rla MC: khi̯o ɖi̯ɤ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNpassivebe removed
   juān OC: ɢʷlen MC: jiɛn 0 Attributions
  • vtoNremove
   pái OC: brɯɯd MC: bɣɛi 0 Attributions
  • vtoNpassivebe removed by force
   fú OC: phɯd MC: phi̯ut 0 Attributions
  • vtoNremove; clear away (vegetation)
   xiāng OC: snaŋ MC: si̯ɐŋ 0 Attributions
  • vtoNpassivebe removed
辟 / 避   bì OC: peɡ MC: piɛk bì OC: beɡs MC: biɛ 0 Attributions
  • vtoNremove from one's presence
  • vtoNpassivebe removed; be cleared away
解除   jiě chú OC: kreeʔ rla MC: kɣɛ ɖi̯ɤ 0 Attributions
  • VPtoNresultativeuntie so as to remove> remove, get rid of
   shū OC: sqra MC: ʂi̯ɤ 0 Attributions
  • vtoNremove, clean away (GY: 疏其穢 "remove the dirt")

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