装 means 'wear'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 588   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-4    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 38    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 52 words   Used in 455 words   Used in 24 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   ソウ   ショウ
   よそお to wear; to pretend
Kun    よそお
⿱   manly   clothes  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 装 is used 18 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 装 is used 448 times, read 3 ways.
ソウ : 427 words FIND ALL
equipment; installation; apparatus; device; unit
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ショウ : 18 words FIND ALL
clothing; costume; outfit; garment; dress
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よそお : 3 words FIND ALL
dress; outfit; equipment; makeup; adornment; guise; get-up
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An additional 7 less common words include 装 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 933 (originally: 1524)  Joy o' Kanji : 1524  Key to Kanji: 664 

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ソウ   ショウ   よそお to wear; to pretend   
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ソウ    manly, strong   
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left side   じょう    しょう    
シ   samurai
イ   ころも clothes   
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