1. verb to apply / to smear
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 涂抹; for example, 敷药 'to apply ointment' (Guoyu '敷' v 4; Han Dian '敷' v 5; Unihan '敷'; XHZD '敷' 1)
  2. verb to elaborate / to describe
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 陈述 (Guoyu '敷' v 2; Han Dian '敷' v 7; Kroll '敷' 3)
  3. verb to spread out / to diffuse
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 散布 (Guoyu '敷' v 1; Han Dian '敷' v 4; Kroll '敷' 1; Unihan '敷'; XHZD '敷' 2)
  4. verb to install / readied
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 铺设 (Guoyu '敷' v 3; Kroll '敷' 4)
  5. verb to be enough / to be sufficient
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 足够; for example, the idiom 入不敷出 'income is not sufficient for expenditure' (Guoyu '敷' v 5; Han Dian '敷' v 13; XHZD '敷' 1)
  6. verb to grant
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 给予 (Han Dian '敷' v 1)
  7. adjective universal / general / widespread / commonplace
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 普遍 (Han Dian '敷' adj 1; Kroll '敷' 2a)
  8. verb to open
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 开 (Han Dian '敷' v 9)
  9. verb to announce / to disseminate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 宣布 (Han Dian '敷' v 12; Kroll '敷' 2)
  10. verb to grow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 生长 (Han Dian '敷' v 17)
  11. adjective shallow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 浅薄 (Han Dian '敷' adj 2)

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