Meaning of 尽

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(Trad.: 儘, 盡)
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ chǐ ] ruler, tape-measure; unit of length, about 1 ft.
    • ice
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  • Pinyin: jǐn
    English Definition: to the greatest extent; (when used before a noun of location) furthest or extreme; to be within the limits of; to give priority to
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    尽管 jǐn guǎn despite; although; even though; in spite of; unhesitatingly; do not hesitate (to ask, complain etc); (go ahead and do it) without hesitating
    尽快 jǐn kuài as quickly as possible; as soon as possible; with all speed
    尽快 jǐn kuài as quickly as possible; as soon as possible; with all speed
    尽量 jǐn liàng as much as possible; to the greatest extent
    尽早 jǐn zǎo as early as possible
    More: 尽* | *尽 | *尽*
  • Pinyin: jìn
    English Definition: to use up; to exhaust; to end; to finish; to the utmost; exhausted; finished; to the limit (of sth); all; entirely
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    尽力 jìn to strive one's hardest; to spare no effort
    尽情 jìn qíng as much as one likes
    尽头 jìn tóu end; extremity; limit
    自尽 jìn to kill oneself; suicide
    详尽 xiáng jìn thorough and detailed; exhaustive; the tedious details in full
    More: 尽* | *尽 | *尽*
Example Sentences
If you are currently associating yourself with people like this, my advice to you is to get as far away from them as you can possibly can.
And by all means, turn off your television, e-mail, and blackberry.
We' ve seen the sun the last few days, and everywhere I look people are out walking, running, biking, enjoying a park or a beach.
One should do his best for the cause of world peace.
I will do my best.