Vocabulary Organized By Topic

Verbs For Intermediates

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1 to 100
absorb (to) 吸收 xī shōu
accept (to) 接受 jiē shòu
according to (or on the basis of) 按照 àn zhào
accumulate (to) 积累 jī lěi
achieve (to) 达到 dá dào
act as (to) 作为 zuò wéi
adapt (to) 适应 shì yìng
adjust (to) 调整 tiáo zhěng
admire (to) 佩服 pèi fu
admit (to) 承认 chéng rèn
adore (to) 热爱 rè ài
advise (to) quàn
advocate (to) 提倡 tí chàng
allergic (to be) 过敏 guò mǐn
allow (to) 允许 yǔn xǔ
alter (to) 修改 xiū gǎi
amplify (to) 扩大 kuò dà
analyze (to) 分析 fēn xī
annihilate (to) 消灭 xiāo miè
announce (to) 公布 gōng bù
answer (to) 答应 dā ying
anticipate (to) 期待 qī dài
anxious (to be) 发愁 fā chóu
apologize (to) 道歉 dào qiàn
appear (to) 显得 xiǎn de
apply (to) 应用 yìng yòng
apply for (to) 申请 shēn qǐng
apply for an advertised position (to) 应聘 yìng pìn
appreciate (to) 欣赏 xīn shǎng
approach (to) 接近 jiē jìn
approve (to) 批准 pī zhǔn
approve (to) 赞成 zàn chéng
argue (to) 争论 zhēng lùn
arrange (to) 安排 ān pái
arrange (to) 排列 pái liè
arrange (to) bǎi
arrive (to) 到达 dào dá
ascend (to) shēng
ask (to) 请求 qǐng qiú
ask a question (to) 提问 tí wèn
ask about (to) 打听 dǎ ting
ask for time off (to) 请假 qǐng jià
attach importance to (to) 重视 zhòng shì
attempt (to) 企图 qǐ tú
attend (to) 出席 chū xí
attract (to) 吸引 xī yǐn
avoid (to) 避免 bì miǎn
bad luck (to have) 倒霉 dǎo méi
bankrupt (to go) 破产 pò chǎn
bathe (to) 洗澡 xǐ zǎo
be engaged in (to) 从事 cóng shì
be on time (to) 按时 àn shí
be sorry (to) 抱歉 bào qiàn
bear (to) 承受 chéng shòu
become (to) 成为 chéng wéi
become (to .... or to form) 行成 xíng chéng
belong to (to) 属于 shǔ yú
bid farewell (to) 告别 gào bié
bite (to) yǎo
blame (to) 责备 zé bèi
blow (to) chuī
boast (to) kuā
boil (to) zhǔ
book (to) 预定 yù dìng
boost morale (to) 鼓舞 gǔ wǔ
born (to be) 出生 chū shēng
break into pieces (to) suì
breathe (to) 呼吸 hū xī
browse (to) 浏览 liú lǎn
build (to) 建设 jiàn shè
burn (to) 燃烧 rán shāo
burn i.e., by scalding (to) tàng
business (to do) 做生意 zuò shēng yì
business (to do) 营业 yíng yè
business trip (to be on a) 出差 chū chāi
calculate (to) suàn
calculate (to) 计算 jì suàn
call (to... someone a name) chēng
cancel (to) 取消 qǔ xiāo
carry out (to) 进行 jìn xíng
carry out (to) 展开 zhǎn kāi
catch cold (to) 着凉 zháo liáng
caught in traffic (to be) 堵车 dǔ chē
cause (to) 导致 dǎo zhì
cause (to) 造成 zào chéng
celebrate (to) 庆祝 qìng zhù
change 改变 gǎi biàn
change (to) 转变 zhuǎn biàn
chat (to) 聊天 liáo tiān
cherish (to) 爱护 ài hù
cherish the memory of (to) 怀念 huái niàn
chop (to) kǎn
chop (to) qiē
clap one's hands (to) 鼓掌 gǔ zhǎng
close (to) guān
close (to) 关闭 guān bì
coach (to) 辅导 fǔ dǎo
combine (to) 结合 jié hé
combine (to) 组合 zǔ hé
come from (to) 来自 lái zì

101 to 200
comfort (to) 安慰 ān wèi
command (to) 指挥 zhǐ huī
commemorate (to) 纪念 jì niàn
communicate (to) 沟通 gōu tōng
compensate (to) 赔偿 péi cháng
compete (to) 竞争 jìng zhēng
comply with (to) 遵守 zūn shǒu
concentrate (to) 集中 jí zhōng
conduct (to) 进行 jìn xíng
confirm (to) 确定 què dìng
confirm (to) 确认 què rèn
congratulate (to) 祝贺 zhù hè
consider (to) 考虑 kǎo lǜ
constitute (to) 构成 gòu chéng
consult (to) 咨询 zī xún
contact (to) 接触 jiē chù
contain (to) 包含 bāo hán
continue (to) 继续 jì xù
contrast (to) 对比 duì bǐ
contribute (to) 贡献 gòng xiàn
control (to) 控制 kòng zhì
convene a conference or meeting (to) 召开 zhào kāi
cooperate (to) 合作 hé zuò
coordinate with (to) 配合 pèi hé
copy (to) 复印 fù yìn
copy (to) chāo
copy (to) 复制 fù zhì
correct (to) 改正 gǎi zhèng
cover (to) gài
create (to) 创造 chuàng zào
criticize (to) 批评 pī píng
cultivate (to) 养成 yǎng chéng
deal with (to) 处理 chǔ lǐ
deal with (to) 应付 yìng fu
debate or argue (to) 辩论 biàn lùn
deceive (to) piàn
decide (to) 决定 jué dìng
declare (to) 宣布 xuān bù
decline (to) 推辞 tuī cí
decorate (to) 装饰 zhuāng shì
defend (to) 维护 wéi hù
delay or to waste time (to) 耽误 dān wu
delete (to) 删除 shān chú
deliver (to) 传递 chuán dì
deny (to) 否认 fǒu rèn
deposit (to) cún
descend (to) 降落 jiàng luò
describe (to) 描写 miáo xiě
describe (to) 形容 xíng róng
design (to) 设计 shè jì
despise (to) 轻视 qīng shì
destroy (to) 破坏 pò huài
develop (to) 发展 fā zhǎn
develop (to) 开发 kāi fā
diagnose (to) 诊断 zhěn duàn
die (to)
die (to) 去世 qù shì
digest (to) 消化 xiāo huà
direct at (to) 针对 zhēn duì
disappear (to) 消失 xiāo shī
discount (to) 打折 dǎ zhé
discouraged (to be) 灰心 huī xīn
discuss (to) 商量 shāng liang
discuss (to) 讨论 tǎo lùn
dispatch (to) pài
distribute (to) 分布 fēn bù
distribute (to) 分配 fēn pèi
disturb (to) 打扰 dǎ rǎo
divorce (to) 离婚 lí hūn
do (to) gàn
do (to) gǎo
donate (to) juān
download (to) 下载 xià zǎi
drape something over one's shoulders (to)
dress up (to) 打扮 dǎ ban
drip (to)
drive (to) 驾驶 jià shǐ
drive somebody to do something (to) 促使 cù shǐ
drop (to) diào
drunk (to get) zuì
dry in the sun e.g., clothes, grain, etc. (to) shài
earn (to) zhuàn
ease (to) 缓解 huǎn jiě
edit (to) 编辑 biān jí
embody (to) 体现 tǐ xiàn
emphasize (to) 强调 qiáng diào
encourage (to) 鼓励 gǔ lì
engage in e.g., in business, etc. (to) 经营 jīng yíng
enjoy (to) 享受 xiǎng shòu
enquire (to) 询问 xún wèn
enroll (to) 录取 lù qǔ
entertain (to) 招待 zhāo dài
entrust (to) 委托 wěi tuō
equal to (to) 等于 děng yú
equivalent to 相当 xiāng dāng
escape (to) táo
escape (to) 逃避 táo bì
establish (to) 成立 chéng lì
establish (to) 建立 jiàn lì
estimate (to) 估计 gū jì

201 to 300
evaluate (to) 评价 píng jià
exceed (to) 超过 chāo guò
exchange (to) 交换 jiāo huàn
excite (to) 激动 jī dòng
excuse me 劳驾 láo jià
exert all one's strength (to) 使劲儿 shǐ jìn r
exist (to) 存在 cún zài
expand (to) 扩大 kuò dà
experience (to) 经历 jīng lì
experience for oneself (to) 体验 tǐ yàn
explain (to) 解释 jiě shì
exploit (to) 利用 lì yòng
export (to) 出口 chū kǒu
express (to) 表达 biǎo dá
express (to) 发挥 fā huī
extend (to) 延长 yán cháng
face (to) cháo
face (to) 面对 miàn duì
face (to) 面临 miàn lín
fall (to) dǎo
fall (to) shuāi
fall behind (to) 落后 luò hòu
familiar with (to be) 熟悉 shú xī
feel happy (to) 开心 kāi xīn
feel sick (to) 难受 nán shòu
fetch (to)
fill a blank (e.g., on an exam paper) 填空 tián kòng
filled with... (to be) 充满 chōng mǎn
fish (to) diào (to)
flutter (to) piāo
fooled (to be) 上当 shàng dàng
forgive (to) 原谅 yuán liàng
formulate (to) 制定 zhì dìng
fry (to) 油炸 yóu zhá
fry in shallow oil (to) jiān
gather (to) 集合 jí hé
get (to)
get (to)
get rid of (to)  chú
give (to) jiāo
give prominence to (to) 突出 tū chū
give rise to (to) 引起 yǐn qǐ
give up (to) 放弃 fàng qì
go back and forth (to) 往返 wǎng fǎn
good at (to be) 善于 shàn yú
govern (to) 统治 tǒng zhì
graduate (to) 毕业 bì yè
grasp (to firmly) 抓紧 zhuā jǐn
grasp (to) 把握 bǎ wò
grasp (to) 掌握 zhǎng wò
grateful (to feel) 感激 gǎn jī
grow up (to) 成长 chéng zhǎng
guarantee (to) 保证 bǎo zhèng
guess (to) cāi
guide (to) 指导 zhǐ dǎo
hand over (to)
handle (to) 办理 bàn lǐ
hang (to) guà
happen (to) 发生 fā shēng
harmonize (to) 协调 xié tiáo
hate (to) 讨厌 tǎo yàn
hate (to) hèn
hate to part with (to) 舍不得 shě bu de
have dealings with (to) 打交道 dǎ jiāo dào
hide (to) 躲藏 duǒ cáng
hire (to) 雇佣 gù yōng
hold (to) 举办 jǔ bàn
hold up (to)
hope for (to) 盼望 pàn wàng
hug (to) bào
hug (to) 拥抱 yōng bào
imagine (to) 想象 xiǎng xiàng
immigrate (to) 移民 yí mín
implement (to) 实行 shí xíng
implement (to) 执行 zhí xíng
import (to) 进口 jìn kǒu
improve (to) 改进 gǎi jìn
improve (to) 改善 gǎi shàn
in accordance with 符合 fú hé
in contact with (to be) 相处 xiāng chǔ
include (to) 包括 bāo kuò
increase (to) 增加 zēng jiā
increase (to) 增长 zēng zhǎng
independent (to be) 独立 dú lì
infect (to) 传染 chuán rǎn
injection (to give or take an) 打针 dǎ zhēn
input (to) 输入 shū rù
insert (to) chā
insist (to) 坚持 jiān chí
inspire (to) 启发 qǐ fā
install (to) 安装 ān zhuāng
install (to) zhuāng
insure (to) 保险 bǎo xiǎn
interview (to) 采访 cǎi fǎng
invade (to) 侵略 qīn lüè
invent (to) 发明 fā míng
invest (to) 投资 tóu zī
invite (to) 邀请 yāo qǐng
invite applications for a job (to) 招聘 zhāo pìn
issue (to) 发表 fā biǎo

301 to 400 (-1)
it is said 据说 jù shuō
it is thus clear that 可见 kě jiàn
joke (to) 开玩笑 kāi wán xiào
judge (to) 判断 pàn duàn
keep (to) 保持 bǎo chí
keep somebody company (to) péi
kill (to) shā
kiss (to) wěn
knock (to) qiāo
know or learn from experience (to) 体会 tǐ huì
labour (to) 劳动 láo dòng
lack (to) 缺少 quē shǎo
lack (to) 缺乏 quē fá
last (to) 持续 chí xù
lead along (to) qiān
leak (to) lòu
leave out (to) 省略 shěng lüè
left (as a remainder) shèng
less well than before (to do) 退步 tuì bù
liberate (to) 解放 jiě fàng
lie down (to) tǎng
line up (to) 排队 pái duì
look at (to) qiáo
look down upon (to) 看不起 kàn bu qǐ
lose (to) diū

lose (to) 失败 shī bài
lose (to) 失去 shī qù
lose hope (to) 失望 shī wàng
lose one's job (to) 失业 shī yè
lose weight (to) 减肥 jiǎn féi
love dearly (to) 疼爱 téng ài
lower (to) 降低 jiàng dī
make (to) nòng
make (to) 制造 zhì zào
make (to) 制作 zhì zuò
make clear (to) 表明 biǎo míng
make money (to) 挣钱 zhèng qián
make public (to) 公开 gōng kāi
make up (to) 组成 zǔ chéng
manage (to) 管理 guǎn lǐ
marry (woman marrying a man) jià
marry a woman (to)
meet (to... unexpectedly) 碰见 pèng jiàn
melt (to) 融化 róng huà
miss (to) 想念 xiǎng niàn
miss one's way (to) 迷路 mí lù
misunderstand (to) 误会 wù huì
move (to) 移动 yí dòng
moved (to be) 感动 gǎn dòng
need not (to) 不必 bù bì
negate (to) 否定 fǒu dìng
neglect (to) 忽视 hū shì
nod (to) 点头 diǎn tóu
not equal to 不如 bù rú
not to have
nurture (to) 培养 péi yǎng
obey (to) 服从 fú cóng
obstruct (to) dǎng
obstruct (to) 妨碍 fáng ài
obstruct (to) lán
obtain (to) 获得 huò dé
open one's eyes (to) zhēng
open to public use (to) 开放 kāi fàng
oppose (to) 反对 fǎn duì
overcome (to) 克服 kè fú
overdue (to be) 过期 guò qī
owe (to) qiàn
participate (to) 参与 cān yù
particular about (to be) 讲究 jiǎng jiu
pass (to) guò
pass (to) 经过 jīng guò
pass a test (to) 及格 jí gé
pass on (to) 转告 zhuǎn gào
pass through (to) 通过 tōng guò
patient (to be) 耐心 nài xīn
pay (to) 付款 fù kuǎn
perform (to) 表演 biǎo yǎn
persuade (to) 说服 shuō fú
pick (to) zhāi
pick up (to) jiǎn
pile up (to) 堆 duī
play the piano (to) 弹钢琴 tán gāng qín
pollute (to) 污染 wū rǎn
popularize (to) 推广 tuī guǎng
possess (to) 具备 jù bèi
postpone (to) 推迟 tuī chí
pour liquid (to) jiāo
practice (to) 实习 shí xí
praise (to) 表扬 biǎo yáng
praise (to) 称赞 chēng zàn
praise (to) 赞美 zàn měi
prepare a lesson (to) 预习 yù xí
preserve (to) 保存 bǎo cún
pretend (to) 假装 jiǎ zhuāng
prevent (to) 阻止 zǔ zhǐ
print (to) 打印 dǎ yìn
produce (to) 产生 chǎn shēng
produce (to) 生产 shēng chǎn
progress (to) 进步 jìn bù
prohibit (to) 禁止 jìn zhǐ

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promote an idea or cause (to) 促进 cù jìn
propagandize (to) 宣传 xuān chuán
protect (to) 保护 bǎo hù
protest (to) 抗议 kàng yì
prove (to) 证明 zhèng míng
provide (to) 提供 tí gōng
publish (to) 出版 chū bǎn
pull (to)
pursue (to) 追求 zhuī qiú
push (to) tuī
put to use (to) 运用 yùn yòng
quarrel (to) chǎo
quarrel (to) 吵架 chǎo jià
quit smoking (to) 戒烟 jiè yān
raise (to) tái
read (to) 阅读 yuè dú
read aloud (to) niàn
realize e.g., a goal (to) 实现 shí xiàn
recall (to) 回忆 huí yì
receive (to) shōu
receive (to) 受到 shòu dào
receive e.g., a visitor (to) 接待 jiē dài
recommend (to) 推荐 tuī jiàn
recount (to) 叙述 xù shù
recover (to) 恢复 huī fù
reduce (to) 减少 jiǎn shǎo
reduce or to shrink (to) 缩小 suō xiǎo
refer (to) zhǐ
reflect (to) 反映 fǎn yìng
refuse (to) 拒绝 jù jué
register (to) 登记 dēng jì
register (to) 挂号 guà hào
register e.g., on a website (to) 注册 zhù cè
related to (to be) 相关 xiāng guān
relax (to) 放松 fàng sōng
remind (to) 提醒 tí xǐng
rent (to)
repair (to) xiū
repeat (to) 重复 chóng fù
replace (to) 代替 dài tì
replenish or supplement (to) 补充 bǔ chōng
rescue (to) jiù
resemble (to) xiàng
resemble (to) 相似 xiāng sì
resign (to) 辞职 cí zhí
respect (to) 尊重 zūn zhòng
respect and love (to) 敬爱 jìng ài
rest (to) xiē
retain (to) 保留 bǎo liú
retire (to) 退休 tuì xiū
retreat (to) 退 tuì
reveal (to)
revolve around (to) 围绕 wéi rào
ride (to) 乘坐 chéng zuò
ride (to) chéng
ring (to.....e.g., an alarm) xiǎng
rise e.g., prices, rivers zhǎng
rob (to) qiǎng
roll (to.... or to "Get lost!" gǔn
rot (to) làn
rotate around (to) rào
row a boat (to) 划船 huá chuán
rub (to)
run into (to) zhuàng
rush (to) chōng
rush or to charge (to) chuǎng
rush somebody (to) cuī
sail (to) 航行 háng xíng
satire (to) 讽刺 fěng cì
satisfy (to) 满足 mǎn zú
save (to) 节约 jié yuē
save (to) 节省 jié shěng
scold (to)
seek (to) 寻找 xún zhǎo
seem (to) 仿佛 fǎng fú
seem like (to) 好像 hǎo xiàng
sell (to) 销售 xiāo shòu
send (to)
send (to)
send a greeting (to) 问候 wèn hòu
serve as (to) 担任 dān rèn
set out (to) 出发 chū fā
settle accounts (to) 结账 jié zhàng
shake (to) yáo
shake hands (to) 握手 wò shǒu
shoot (to) 射击 shè jī
shout (to) hǎn
shout (to) rǎng
show (to) 表示 biǎo shì
show (to) 显示 xiǎn shì
show care for (to) 关怀 guān huái
show consideration for (to) 体贴 tǐ tiē
sign (to) 签字 qiān zì
sign up (to) 报名 bào míng
smell (to) wén
smoke (to) 抽烟 chōu yān
sneeze (to) 打喷嚏 dǎ pēn tì
socialize (to) 交际 jiāo jì
solicit (to) 征求 zhēng qiú
speak (to) 发言 fā yán

501 to 608
spend time (to) 度过 dù guò
spit (to)
spread (to) 传播 chuán bō
spread (to) 流传 liú chuán
sprinkle (to)
squat (to) dūn
stand up (to) 起来 qǐ lai
stay (to) liú
step on (to) cǎi
stick (to) 粘贴 zhān tiē
stimulate (to) 刺激 cì jī
stir-fry (to) chǎo
stop (to) 停止 tíng zhǐ
stretch (to) shēn
strive for (to) 争取 zhēng qǔ
stroll (to) guàng
struggle (to) 奋斗 fèn dòu
study abroad (to) 留学 liú xué
succeed (to) 成功 chéng gōng
suffer injuries (to) 受伤 shòu shāng
suffer losses (to) 吃亏 chī kuī
suggest (to) 建议 jiàn yì
suit (to) 适合 shì hé
sum up (to) 总结 zǒng jié
summarize (to) 概括 gài kuò
support (to) 支持 zhī chí
support with hand (to)
sure (to be) 肯定 kěn dìng
surprised (to be) 吃惊 chī jīng
swing (to) shuǎi
symbolize (to) 象征 xiàng zhēng
sympathize (to) 同情 tóng qíng
take (to) 采取 cǎi qǔ
take a photo together (to) 合影 hé yǐng
take a photograph or shoot a movie (to) 摄影 shè yǐng
take charge of (to) 主持 zhǔ chí
take notes (to) 记录 jì lù
take off e.g., airplane (to) 起飞 qǐ fēi
take off (to) tuō
take precautions against (to) 预防 yù fáng
talk (to) tán
talk about (to) 议论 yì lùn
talk nonsense (to) 胡说 hú shuō
tape (to) 录音 lù yīn
taste (to) cháng
teach somebody a lesson (to) 教训 jiào xun
tear (to)
tear down (to) chāi
tease or play with (to) dòu
tell (to) 嘱咐 zhǔ fù
thank (to) 感谢 gǎn xiè
thanks to (luckily) 多亏 duō ku
think deeply (to) 思考 sī kǎo
threaten (to) 威胁 wēi xié
threaten (to) xià
throw (to) rēng
tidy up (to) 整理 zhěng lǐ
tie (to)
tie a necktie (to) 系领带 jì lǐng dài
to lose shū
to move 行动 xíng dòng
to not be fēi
to provide a loan 贷款 dài kuǎn
to put in order 收拾 shōu shi
to take a photo pāi
to take a walk 散步 sàn bù
to take advantage of chèn
to take it easy 轻松 qīng sōng
tour (to) 参观 cān guān
train (to) 训练 xùn liàn
translate (to) 翻译 fān yì
translate (to) fān
transport (to) 运输 yùn shū
treat (to) 对待 duì dài
treat (to) 治疗 zhì liáo
treat to) 请客 qǐng kè
tremble or shake (to) 发抖 fā dǒu
try (to) shì
try one's best (to) 尽力 jìn lì
turn a corner (to) 拐弯 guǎi wān
unable to endure (or can't stand) 受不了 shòu bù liǎo
understand (to) 理解 lǐ jiě
undertake (to) 承担 chéng dān
unify (to) 统一 tǒng yī
unite (to) 联合 lián hé
use (to) 使用 shǐ yòng
value (to) 爱惜 ài xī
value (to) 珍惜 zhēn xī
vibrate (to) 振动 zhèn dòng
violate e.g., a law (to) 违反 wéi fǎn
volunteer (to) 自愿 zì yuàn
wait (to) děng
wait (to) 等候 děng hòu
wait for (to) 等待 děng dài
wake up (to) xǐng
walk (to) xíng
waste (to) 浪费 làng fèi
watch (to) 观察 guān chá
wave (to) huī
wear (to) dài
weep (to) 流泪 liú lèi
welcome (to) 迎接 yíng jiē
win (to) yíng
work (to) 打工 dǎ gōng
work (to) 干活儿 gàn huó r
work overtime (to) 加班 jiā bān
worried (to be) 烦恼 fán nǎo
worth (to be) 值得 zhí de