Taxonomy of meanings for 裁:

  • 裁 cái (OC: sɡɯɯ MC: dzəi) 昨哉切 平 廣韻:【裁衣昨哉切九 】
    • SEW
      • vtoNsew
      • vtoNfigurativestitch together a text
      • nabfigurativemethod: way of "sewing" a text together
      • related action>CUT
        • vtoNcarve into pieces, cut up; to tailor
        • vtoNpassiveget cut up
      • generalised: physical>ARRANGE
          • abstract>CONTROL
            • vtoNcontrol and regulate effectively
            • standard followed>>>MODEL
              • causative>>>TEACH
                • generalised>FIX
                  • vtoNdefine and apportion (guilt), give proper shape to
                • administrative>DECIDE
                  • vtoNdecide
                • intellectual>DISTINGUISH
                  • judicial>JUDGE
                • generalised>CREATE
                • MEASURING UNIT
                • =纔THEN
                  • =纔ONLY
                    • =材TALENT
                    • 裁 zài (OC: sɡɯɯs MC: dzəi) 昨代切 去 廣韻:【製裁 】
                      • CONTROL
                        • vtoNcontrol and regulate effectively