施 means 'carry out'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 730   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 29 words   Used in 106 words   Used in 145 names   Component in 3 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   シ   セ
   ほどこ to carry out, to give, to bestow
Right side does not exist as a kanji. This kanji was formed by combining (the man knows the way) with (to be).
⿰   way  ⿱  𠂉 () man   to be  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 施 is used 7 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 施 is used 104 times, read 3 ways.
シ : 80 words FIND ALL
enforcement; implementation; putting into practice; carrying out; operation; working (e.g. working parameters); enactment
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セ : 15 words FIND ALL
2 0
alms; offerings
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ほどこ : 9 words FIND ALL
3 0
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to give (time, money, goods); to donate
2. to do; to perform; to conduct
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An additional 2 less common words include 施 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1318  Joy o' Kanji : 1318  Key to Kanji:

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シ   セ   ほどこ to carry out, to give, to bestow   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ホウ   かた way, direction   
ヤ   to be
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