Taxonomy of meanings for 逐:

  • 逐 zhú (OC: rlɯwɡ MC: ɖiuk) 直六切 入 廣韻:【追也驅也從也疾也強也走也直六切十二 】
    • PURSUE
      • vt(oN)pursue the contextually determinate objects
      • vt+N.adVto V something N by N,
      • vt+prep+Nfigurativebe in pursuit of (wisdom etc)
      • vtoNfigurativepursue, chase after
      • vtoNN=humanpursue; chase; hunt after; hunt for (also abstractly: wisdom); engage in a private hunt of
      • vtoNN=nonhugo after, chase (deer or fish etc); go in search of (something to eat etc)
      • vt[oN]pursue things
      • vtoNpassivefigurative: be successfully pursued> be equalled, be parallelled
      • object: sexual partner>COPULATE
        • vtoNpursue sexually; seek to elope with
      • generalised>FOLLOW
        • vtoNfollow
        • abstract>CONFORM
          • vtoN.adVto V conforming to N
        • grammaticalised, adverbial: one after the other>SEQUENCE
          • specific: sport>RACING
            • nabactrace, a chase
            • viactstage a race
            • vtoNrace against, vie with each other regarding 逐於
        • so as to chase away>BANISH
          • vtoNchase away, drive away; banish from one's presence; oust (a ruler etc)
          • vtoNpassiveget chased away, get ousted
          • passive>FLEE
              • causative: generalised>DEFEAT
                • vtoNdefeat so as to cause to flee> drive into flight; German: in die Flucht schlagen