Taxonomy of meanings for 禦:

  • 禦 yù (OC: ŋaʔ MC: ŋiɔ) 魚巨切 上 廣韻:【禁也止也應也當也説文祠也 】
    • DEFEND
        • subject>SOLDIER
          • against possible attack>SAFEGUARD
            • object enemy>FEND OFF
              • vtoNward off, hold at bay, stop, hinder
              • vt(oN)figurativeto ward off, protect against (excessive heat, cold, etc.)
            • feature of successful defendent>>>EQUAL
            • =御CONTROL
              • vtoNto fend off N and have it under control
            • =御HAND UP