Taxonomy of meanings for 依:

  • 依 yī (OC: qɯl MC: ʔɨi) 於希切 平 廣韻:【𠋣也禄也於希切八 】
    • LEAN ON
      • vtoNlean on; lean against (a wall)
      • vtoNfigurativeinhere in, be attached to
      • figurative, stative>NEAR
        • vtoNbe close to
      • generalised: practically>RELY ON
        • nabsubjectwhat one relies on > dependency
        • vadNdependent
        • vt+prep+Ndepend on; rely on
        • vtoN.adVby relying on, relying on, according to
        • vtoNdepend on; rely on; rely on for sustenance or supportBUDDH: take refuge in (Buddha, dharma, sangha, etc.)
        • NPagreement to rely on; thing to rely on
        • VPtoNrely on
        • as mode: also grammaticalised 'according to'>CONFORM
          • vt+prep+Nconform to (rules)
          • vtoN.adVin conformity with
          • vtoNfollow (a pattern, a model); act in accordance with
          • vt(oN.)adVin accordance with the contextually determinate N> accordingly
          • physically>FOLLOW
              • late: speech act> AGREE
                • object someone's actions or methods>IMITATE
                  • object: what one relies on>SUPPORT
                    • lean towards: intellectually>PREFER
                        • emotionally: intensitive, love more>LOVE
                          • vi.redlove so as to be loathe to depart
                        • continuative: feel comfortable in/with>COMFORTABLE
                          • reduplicated>SEXY
                              • figurative: of plants>FLOURISH
                                • vibe luxuriant (SHI)
              • 依 yi3 《集韻》隱豈切,上尾影。微部。