Taxonomy of meanings for 推:

  • 推 tuī (OC: kh-luul MC: tʰuoi) 他回切 平 廣韻:【又昌隹切 】
  • 推 chuī (OC: khljul MC: tʂʰʷi) 尺隹切 平 廣韻:【排也叉隹切又湯回切二 】
    • PUSH
      • vtoNpush forward in one direction (primarily things); also figurative: promote (something), put (something) forward,
      • vadNwhat is pushed (as a cart); push-(carts)
      • vt(oN)give a push 三推
      • outward>EXPAND
        • vtoNfigurativegeneralise
      • spatial: away>REMOVE
          • radical>DESTROY
            • vtoNpush over> knock over, destroy
          • abstract: communicatively>REFUSE
          • generalised>MOVE
            • vtoNmove about, manipulate
            • causative>ENCOURAGE
              • intellectually>>CONCLUDE
                  • logically>PROVE
                    • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
                    • vtoSlogicpush > deduce that, have proven that
                    • vtoNdeduce (sometimes also more concretely: calculate ??)
                • figurative: forward>RECOMMEND
                  • vtoNpromote, push forward, advocate
            • =摧