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v./adv. rest; cast off one's wife and send her home; don't
Other meanings
[xiū]   char. stop, cease; (lit.) joyous, jubilant
    person, man
'休' is part of the following simplified words:
 咻 庥 貅 髹 鸺
'休' is part of the following traditional words:
 咻 庥 貅 髹 鵂
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
xiū jià
v. have a vacation/holiday
xiū xi
v. have a rest, rest
nǐ xiū xiǎng
phr. you stop thinking about it (don't even think about it)
xiū qī
phr. (in ancient times) to divorce one's wife