chāi

  1. chāi verb to tear open / to tear apart / to open
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 分开 (CC-CEDICT '拆'; Guoyu '拆' v 1; Mathews 1931 '拆', p. 36; Unihan '拆'; XHZD '拆', p. 72)
  2. chāi verb to destroy
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '拆', p. 36; Unihan '拆')
  3. chāi verb to remove
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '拆', p. 36)

Contained in

  • 拆字 to analyze characters ; fortune associated with a character
  • 拆卸 to unload / to dismantle
  • 拆穿 to expose / to unmask / to see through (a lie etc)
  • 拆迁(拆遷) to demolish a building and relocate the inhabitants
  • 拆解 to disassemble
  • 拆线(拆線) to remove stitches (from a wound)
  • 拆开(拆開) to dismantle / to disassemble / to open up (something sealed) / to unpick
  • 拆毁(拆毀) to dismantle / to demolish
  • 分拆 to separate off / to hive off / a demerger
  • 拆洗 to unpick and wash (e.g. padded garment)
  • 拆字 to analyze characters ; fortune associated with a character
  • 拆除 to demolish
  • 拆股 to end a relationship ; to disolved a business partnership
  • 拆信 to open a letter
  • 拆封 to break a seal
  • 拆息 bank interest
  • 拆散 to scatter
  • 拆股 to end a relationship ; to disolved a business partnership
  • 拆房屋 to demolish a building
  • 拆配 to remove from one and give to another
  • 拆平 to raze to the ground
  • 拆书(拆書) to open a letter
  • 拆下 to dismantle / to take apart
  • 拆借 short-term loan
  • 拆分 to break up into parts
  • 同业拆借(同業拆借) call loan / short-term loan within banking
  • 拆放款 funds on call / invested sum that can be cashed
  • 拆用 to tear down and reuse / to cannibalize
  • 挡拆(擋拆) pick and roll (basketball) / screen and roll
  • 清拆 demolition (of buildings for new project)
  • 见招拆招(見招拆招) to counter every move / to be full of tricks
  • 拆机(拆機) to dismantle a machine / to terminate a telephone service
  • 拆账(拆賬) to work in an enterprise for a share of the profits

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