整理 (zhěng lǐ) English Meaning
- to arrange
- to tidy up
- to sort out
- to straighten out
- to list systematically
- to collate (data, files)
- to pack (luggage)
Traditional Characters: 整理
整 forms words in:
理 forms words in:
Tā huāle zhěngzhěng yīgè xiàwǔ zhěnglǐ yóupiào.
She spent a whole afternoon sorting out her stamps.
Wǒmen jiāngyào zhěnglǐ fángjiān, zhèyàng māmā jiù huì mǎnyìle.
We will tidy up our room so that Mom is satisfied.
Bǎ kètáng shàng jì de bǐjì cǎogǎo zhěnglǐ chéngwén zuòwéi jiātíng zuòyè.
For homework you can write up the rough notes you made in class.
Wǒ yīzhí yào jī sī zhěnglǐ zìjǐ de fángjiān, dàn kàn lái wǒ zhèyàng zuò shì túláo de.
I keep trying to get Keith to tidy his room but I’m fighting a losing battle.
Háishì lǎoshēngchángtán de shì: Shéi dōu xiǎng ràng fángzi zhěngjié, kě shéi yě bù yuànyì qīnzì zhěnglǐ.
It’s the same old story: everybody wants the house tidy, but nobody wants to tidy it himself.
Stroke Order & Character Components
整 (zhěng): exactly; in good order; whole; complete; entire; in order; orderly; to repair; to mend; to renovate; (coll.) to fix somebody; to give somebody a hard time; to mess with somebody
- 敕 (chì): imperial orders
- 正 (zhèng): just (right); main; upright; straight; correct; positive; greater than zero; principle; to correct; to rectify
理 (lǐ): texture; grain (of wood); inner essence; intrinsic order; reason; logic; truth; science; natural science (esp. physics); to manage; to pay attention to; to run (affairs); to handle; to put in order; to tidy up
- 王(yù): jade
- 里(lǐ): neighborhood
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 整
- 整理 (zhěng lǐ): to arrange; to tidy up; to sort out; to straighten out; to list systematically; to collate (data, files); to pack (luggage)
- 调整 (tiáo zhěng): adjustment; revision; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 完整 (wán zhěng): intact; complete
- 整个 (zhěng gè): whole; entire; total
- 整齐 (zhěng qí): orderly; neat; even; tidy
- 整体 (zhěng tǐ): whole entity; entire body; synthesis; as a whole (situation, construction, team, etc.); global; macrocosm; integral; holistic; whole
- 整顿 (zhěng dùn): to tidy up; to reorganize; to consolidate; to rectify
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 理
- 经理(jīng lǐ): manager; director; CL: 個|个(gè), 位(wèi), 名(míng)
- 管理(guǎn lǐ): to supervise; to manage; to administer; management; administration; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 理发(lǐfà): a barber; hairdressing
- 理解(lǐjiě): to comprehend; to understand; comprehension; understanding
- 理想(lǐxiǎng): a dream; an ideal; perfection; ideal; perfect; desirable; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 修理(xiū lǐ): to repair; to perform maintenance; to overhaul; to fix; to prune; to trim
- 整理(zhěng lǐ): to arrange; to tidy up; to sort out; to straighten out; to list systematically; to collate (data, files); to pack (luggage)
- 办理(bàn lǐ): to handle; to transact; to conduct
- 处理(chǔlǐ): to handle; to treat; to deal with; to process; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 道理(dào lǐ): reason; argument; sense; principle; basis; justification; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 地理(dì lǐ): geography
- 合理(hé lǐ): rational; reasonable; fair
- 理论(lǐlùn): theory; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 理由(lǐyóu): reason; grounds; justification; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 物理(wù lǐ): physics; physical
- 心理(xīn lǐ): mental; psychological
- 总理(zǒng lǐ): premier; prime minister; CL: 個|个(gè), 位(wèi), 名(míng)
- 代理(dài lǐ): to act on behalf of somebody in a responsible position; to act as an agent or proxy; surrogate
- 理睬(lǐcǎi): to heed; to pay attention to
- 理所当然(lǐsuǒdāng rán): as it should be by rights (idiom); proper and to be expected as a matter of course; inevitable and right
- 理直气壮(lǐzhí qì zhuàng): in the right and self-confident (idiom); bold and confident with justice on one’s side; to have the courage of one’s convictions; just and forceful
- 理智(lǐzhì): reason; intellect; rationality
- 岂有此理(qǐyǒu cǐlǐ): how can this be so? (idiom); preposterous; ridiculous; absurd
- 清理(qīng lǐ): clear; to put in order; to check up
- 情理(qíng lǐ): reason; sense
- 审理(shěn lǐ): to hear (a case)
- 生理(shēng lǐ): physiology
- 条理(tiáo lǐ): arrangement; order; tidiness
- 推理(tuī lǐ): reasoning; speculative; inference
- 无理取闹(wú lǐqǔnào): to make trouble without reason (idiom); deliberately awkward; pointless provocation; willful trouble maker
- 原理(yuán lǐ): principle; theory
- 真理(zhēn lǐ): truth; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 治理(zhì lǐ): to govern; to administer; to manage; to control
- 助理(zhù lǐ): assistant
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word