YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

English Definitionto adapt; to fit; to suit
Simplified Script适应
Traditional Script適應
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕˋ ㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sik1jing3
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
shìto fit; suitable; proper; just (now); comfortable; well; to go; to follow or pursue; (Chinese surname)
yìngto answer; to respond; to comply with; to deal or cope with; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
适当shìdàngsuitable; appropriate
适合shìhéto fit; to suit
适宜shìyísuitable; appropriate
适用shìyòngto be applicable
适中shìzhōngmoderate; reasonable; conveniently situated
Words With Same Tail Word    
反应fǎnyìngto react; to respond; reaction; response; reply; chemical reaction
响应xiǎngyìngto respond to; answer
供应gōngyìngto supply; to provide; to offer
相应xiāngyìngto correspond; answering (one another); to agree (among the part); corresponding; relevant; appropriate; (modify) accordingly
顺应shùnyìngto comply; to conform to; in tune with; adapting to; to adjust to
Derived Words or Phrases    
Similar-sounding Words    
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables