put down on table

(net) + (correct a probem / direct contact)
★★★☆☆
13 strokes

Onyomi

CHI

Mnemonic

Put the stinky CHEESE directly down onto the net (the net will then be whisked out to sea by a pelican).

Kunyomi

お*く to put something down (put a pack of anchovies down on the bear's carcass) (that's not a mnemonic, BTW. That's just what I usually put down and where I usually put it).
★★★☆☆

Jukugo

位置(いち) してる

geographic location ★★☆☆☆
(rank) + (put down on table) = 位置 (geographic location)

be located at a certain spot (as in, the 7-11 is located north of the mountains but south of the sea)

処置(しょち)

temporary fix ★★☆☆☆
(dispose of or manage) + (put down on table) = 処置 (temporary fix)

temporary, provisional management of a problem, until a lasting solution can be found : usually medical (i.e. stabalize the patient), but sometimes used about jury-rigging a machine. Take care of the radiation leak. Manage the PR crisis.

放置(ほうち) する

leave it as-is! ★★☆☆☆
(release) + (put down on table) = 放置 (leave it as-is!)

to leave something alone. (similar to 怠る (neglect), but 放置 is value-neutral. 放置する just means "leave it as it is.")

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
plant TREE
tool WITHOUT THE 'TEN' RADICAL
really TEN
prefecture SMALL
correct a probem / direct contact 'L' L
put down on table NET

TREES are plants

The truth is worth TEN TOOLS.

I come from a SMALL prefecture.

You can't spell "correct a probLLLLem" without an “L".

You put the NET down on the table.

Synonyms

manage, dispose of
経営する    営む    管理    処理    処置    処分   
neglect
を 怠る    放置    怠慢    なげやり 中東半端    サボル
punish
お仕置き    罰する