Taxonomy of meanings for 絕:

  • jué (OC: dzod MC: dzʷiɛt) 情雪切 入 廣韻:【斷也作絶非情雪切一 】
    • BREAK OFF
      • nabactthe breaking off of relations with
      • vtoNbreak; break off; snap
      • vtoNfigurativemiddle voice: be broken off > be discontinued
      • vtoNfigurativebreak off relations with
      • vtoNreflexive.自break onself off from> cut oneself off from
      • v[adN]passivewhat has been broken off, what has been cut off; what has b
      • vttoN1.+N2N1=recipientcut off N2 for sake of N1 (e.g. road etc.)
      • object head>BEHEAD
        • vtoNpassivehave (one's head) cut off
      • action: object communality with>SURPASS
        • vtoN.postadVsurpassing N
        • feature>INTENSELY
          • vadVextraordinarily much, with inordinate intensity; with negations: (not) at all
          • vpostadVextremely, in an unparallelled way
          • positive>EXCELLENT
            • vadV.adNoutstandingly
            • vadVbeing in a class of one's own
            • superlative>PERFECT
              • vadNof outstanding quality
              • vadVperfectly 絕美 "be of perfect beauty".
    • feature: spatially cut-off>DISTANT
      • vadNdistant 絕域 "cut-off distant regions"
      • vitimebe far removed in time
      • vtoNstativebe far removed from (DCD 9)
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2cause N1 to be away from N2> keep away from
      • bend markedly>BOW DOWN
        • vt+prep+Nbow down to, bend to
      • resultative>DISCARD
        • vtoNfigurativediscontinue the use of what one has or what prevails
        • so as to pass on>YIELD
          • vt+prep+Nsubmit to, bow to, yield to
        • a possibility of action>REFUSE
        • inadvertently>LOSE
          • vtoNbe cut off from> lose (hope)
        • a wife>DIVORCE
          • vtoNdivorce from; cut off the engagement with
        • resulting state>LACK
          • vtoNchangefall short of, come to lack; be cut off from so as to lose control over
          • vibe lacking; fall short
          • necessities>POOR
            • v[adN]N=humanthe destitute, the poor
            • vibe poor, be destitute
          • awareness>UNCONSCIOUS
            • vichangebecome unconscious, swoon
        • so as to annihilate>DESTROY
          • vtoNcause to discontinue> cut in two, destroy
          • passive>DIE
            • viprocessstop breathing, die 慟而絕 "get excessively moved and die"
        • one’s home>FLEE
          • vt(oN)get away
          • vtoNflee so as to avoid; cut (oneself) off
          • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2causativekeep away from; flee
          • vttoN1(.+N2)reflexive.自cut (oneself) off from a contextually determinate thing N2