Taxonomy of meanings for 順:

  • 順 shùn (OC: ɢjuns MC: ʑʷin) 食閏切 去 廣韻:【從也食閠切二 】
    • CONFORM
      • nabconformity, agreement
      • vtoN.adVfollowing along N to V
      • vtoNaccord with, act in accordance with (something stable and preexisting); adapt properly to; conform to the ways of
      • vtoNpassivebe accorded with, be conformed to
      • vt+prep+Nconform to
      • vadVaccordingly, in the same spirit
      • with desires of others>GENTLE
        • to an offer>ACCEPT
          • inchoative>SURRENDER
            • physical: direction of movement in space>FOLLOW
              • vtoNfigurativefollow and conform to
              • abstract>ORDER
                • abstract: commands>OBEY
                  • nabdispositionobedience, proper subordination, subservience
                  • v[adN]nonreferentialthose who are obedient
                  • vt(oN)obey the wishes and orders of the contextually determinate N
                  • vt[oN]be obedient, be not obstreporous
                  • vtoNshow proper and harmonious subordination [heed (a command)][CA]
                  • vtoNcausativecause to be obedient; make obedient
                  • nab.post-V{NUM}kinds of obedience
                  • vt+prep+Nobey
                  • causative: educationally>TEACH
                    • inchoative>RALLY
                      • vtoNraly (to somebody); incline (to somebody)
                      • display publicly>FLATTER
                        • viactflatter people by conforming to their tastes
                        • vtoNflatter someone by conforming to his tastes; German: jemandem nach der Nase reden
                • feature>APPROPRIATE
                  • v[adN]N=nonhuwhat is in accordance with the normal flow of things, what is normal; what is reasonable/sensible
                  • vibe smooth, normal, and proper; follow a smooth natural course; be in accordance with what should be; be reasonable
                  • nabactnatural appropriateness in action
                  • vt[oN]stativebe in accordance [with proper practice and ritual requirements]