Readings & Meanings:
to place, to put
Because I abandoned my bicycle, someone stole it.
Two days afterward, the woman who abandoned her child was arrested by the police.
Since the lady of the house next door was out, I left the gift next to the entrance door.
By the position of the stars, I can ascertain our direction.
The statue of our school's founder was established in front of the school building.
We have on top "Amigashira", or the Net Crown radical.
The full form is 网, a pictograph of a net. When put into radical form, 网 is simplified into 罒.
(Most Japanese people would probably not know about Amigashira, and would just say it's a form of 四.)
直 is the rest of this kanji. The pictograph shows an eye in line with something. The meaning is "look straight ahead," and that is broadened into "directness, honesty."
I guess you have to place nets straight, or else they won't catch anything.