Meaning of 抵

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English Definition: to press against; to support; to prop up; to resist; to equal; to balance; to make up for; to mortgage; to arrive at; to clap (one's hands) lightly (expressing delight) (Taiwan pr. [zhi3] for this sense)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words
抵达 to arrive; to reach (a destination)
抵抗 kàng to resist; resistance
抵制 zhì to resist; to boycott; to refuse (to cooperate); to reject; resistance; refusal
抵御 to resist; to withstand
抵押 to provide (an asset) as security for a loan; to put up collateral
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