Taxonomy of meanings for 就:

  • 就 jiù (OC: dzuɡs MC: dziu) 疾僦切 去 廣韻:【成也迎也即也説文曰就髙也从京尤尤異於凡也又姓後漢書菟賴氏改爲就氏疾僦切四 】
    • GO TO
      • vt(oN.)(-V)go to a contextually determinate place to do a contextually determinate thing
      • vt[oN.]-V[0]to go (to a contextually determinate place) in order to V
      • vtoNgo to take up (one's place); go to (to cultivate the acquaintance of)
      • abstract, stative: through one's features>RESEMBLE
        • vtpost-.VtoNbe close to in essence
        • action: cause oneself to resemble>CONFORM
          • vtoN.adVbasing oneself on, being in accordance with GUAN
          • vtoNbase oneself on, conform to SHI
          • conform to one's original position:REMAIN
        • figurative> go to the overall aim>COMPLETE
          • vtoNbring to the point of completion
          • vtoNmiddle voicebe completed
        • psychologically>SEEK
          • vtoNtend to move in the direction of; tend towards, tend to strive for; go for
          • intensitive>DESIRE
            • nabdispositiontendency towards ant. 避 "avoid" ZUO 避就
            • vtoNtend naturally towards
        • causative> cause to go to/be transferred to>GIVE
          • vtt(oN1.)+N2:-V[0]omconsign to, turn (someone contextually determinate N1) over to (someone N2) for V-ing
        • object person>APPROACH
          • vt(oN)approach (to a contextually determinate object)
          • vtoN.+Vcoverb: approach somebody and V (ask, request, seek) > V (seek, request) (something) from N
          • vtoN.adVcoverbtowards
          • vtoNmove close to
          • vtoNfigurativemove close to (a fate one suffers) 就戮
      • grammaticalised>ALTHOUGH