Taxonomy of meanings for 便:

  • 便 biàn (OC: bens MC: biɛn) 婢面切 去 廣韻:【利也婢面切又音平聲 】
    • (profitable)PROFIT
      • noccasionally convenient advantage; personal interests; desired result 其便 "one's desired result"
      • vadNprofitable; beneficial
      • vibe expedient, advisable, be the right thing to do; be the profitable thing to do
      • vt+prep+Ngradedbe more profitable/conducive than
      • vtoNwork for the benefit of; be suitable (for a purpose); be useful for, be advantageous to; be beneficial to; provide benefits for
      • vtoNcausativemake profitable; make suitable
      • vtoNpsychbenefit (oneself)
      • causative: cause to profit from> LEND
      • generalised>APPROPRIATE
        • vibe the appropriate thing to do
        • vt+prep+Nstativebe appropriate for/to
        • vadNappropriate
        • appropriately equipped for>EXCEL
            • generalised>SKILLFUL
              • nabdispositiondexterity
              • vi.red:adVbe very skilful
              • vibe skilful
              • vtoNbe skilful with
        • causative>HELP
            • attitudinal>CONFORM
              • vt+prep+Nconform to N
              • vtoNpassivebe adapted to, be conveniently accommodated
            • appropriate to oneself>CONVENIENT
              • vibe convenient; be advisable
              • vtoNuse for convenience
              • vtoNcausativemake convenient, facilitate; make things convenient and advantageous for
              • vtoNputativefind comfortable
              • occasion>OPPORTUNITY
                • nabeventopportunity, chance (typically for hostile action)
              • putative: consider convenient>ACCEPT
                • attitude disregarding others>UNCONSTRAINED
                  • do as is convenient>DEFECATE
                    • viactdefecate in other places than a latrine
                    • vtoNdeficate on, shit on
                  • conveniently well-supplied>RICH
                    • conforming to the past>ACCUSTOMED
                      • to the majority of cases>ORDINARY
                        • grammaticalised: as convienient without delay>IMMEDIATELY
                          • padV.post-Nimmediately; at once; right now
                          • in spite of objections>NONETHELESS
                            • padV.post-Sbut
                            • abstract: in fact>REALITY
                              • padV.postN{SUBJ}:postSreally
                          • temporal>THEREUPON
                            • padV.postN{SUBJ}then
                            • logical> given something else>THEN
                              • padS1.post-S2then; and then; in order to
                              • padV.postN{SUBJ}:post-Sthen
                • 便 pián (OC: ben MC: biɛn) 房連切 平 廣韻:【辯也僻也安也又姓漢有少府便樂成房連切又去聲九 】
                  • PEACEFUL
                    • FAVOURITE
                      • viactingratiate oneself as a favourite (with a ruler)