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English Definitionto dissipate
Simplified Script消散
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄠ ㄙㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)siu1saan3
Word Decomposition
xiāoto disappear; to vanish; to eliminate; to spend (time); have to; need
sànto scatter; to break up (a meeting etc); to disperse; to disseminate; to dispel; (coll.) to sack

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
消息xiāoxinews; information
消费xiāofèito consume
消失xiāoshīto disappear; to fade away
消灭xiāomièto put an end to; to annihilate; to cause to perish; to perish; annihilation (in quantum field theory)
消化xiāohuàto digest; digestion; digestive
Words With Same Tail Word    
分散fēnsànto scatter; to disperse; to distribute
扩散kuòsànto spread; to proliferate; to diffuse; spread; proliferation; diffusion
疏散shūsànto scatter; to disperse; to evacuate; scattered; to relax
解散jiěsànto dissolve; to disband
一哄而散yī hōng ér sànto disperse in confusion (idiom)
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