Taxonomy of meanings for 治:

  • 治 chí (OC: rlɯ MC: ɖɨ) 直之切 平 廣韻:【水名出東萊亦理也直之切三 】
    • GOVERN
      • vttoN.+prep+Nab{S}inchoativestart putting N into order at the stage of S
      • nsubjectthat which is functioning well, that which is well-ordered and well-governed
      • nab.post-Npassive: the government of N
      • nabactgood government; governing; matters of proper government
      • vt[oN]govern others; conduct government
      • vt+prep+Nconduct government in relation to
      • vtoNto reduce to order; to put in order (the administration etc); to be in administrative charge of, to deal with, take care of; to be in charge of, take administrative responsibility for; to regulate, make regular, control (as breath)
      • vtoNpositivegovern N properly
      • vtoNpassivebe governed; be reduced to proper order
      • vtoNreflexive.自figurative: govern (oneself) properly
      • vidispositionbe talented for government; be interested in government; be government-minded (治於 be more govt-minded than...)
      • vt(oN)govern the contextually determinate N properly
      • vt[oN]perfectivegovern one's people successfully
      • nabautonymthe word chí "governing, reducing to order"
      • place of action>OFFICE
        • aesthetic>EMBELLISH
          • vt(oN)get the contextually determinate thing N into proper shape
          • vtoNget into proper shape, set to work properly on
      • medical>CURE
        • vtoNto treat a disease; to treat a disease effectively
        • vtoNconativetreat (disease)
        • vtoNpassivebe cured
        • vtoNreflexive.自cure [oneself]
      • intellectual>STUDY
        • vt(oN)study a contextually determinate text N
        • vtoNspecialise in (a text)
      • generalised>ACT
        • vt(oN)work successfully on a contextually determinate object
        • vtoNwork on, deal with, handle properly, carry out properly; LH 2 work for, work at
        • vtoNpassivebe worked on properly, be carried out properly
        • PRODUCE
          • vtoNorganise the production of
      • paid, sustained>WORK
        • vtoNwork at, work professionally with; deal with properly
        • causative>DEPLOY
          • vtoNdeploy (weapons)
      • general>CONTROL
        • vt(oN)keep good control (in a place)
        • vtoNcontrol (perhaps prototypically water and rivers; breath, emotions, or the mind), order properly, deal with efficiently
        • vtoNchangetake political charge of; get to deal with
        • by punitive means>PUNISH
      • CUP
        • nmagnificently decorated very large bronze or earthenware, sometimes even wooden wine beaker with round base (is illustrated CD 10.1385);
        • ncc(post-V{NUM}.)+Nclassifiera beaker of nm
    • 治 zhì (OC: rlils MC: ɖɯi) 直利切 去 廣韻:【理也又直之切 】
    • 治 zhì (OC: rlɯs MC: ɖɨ) 直吏切 去 廣韻:【理也又丈之切 】
      • ORDERLY
        • vtoNtake care of properly
        • vtoNcausativemake orderly, sort out properly
        • nabstativeruliness, state of proper government; orderly state of affairs
        • vadNwell-governed; characterised by good government
        • vimiddle voicebe in good order; be well-governed, be well-ordered; of persons: be in good shape
        • vi0there is good order
        • vtoNpassivebe well governed
        • vtoNread chí: get into working order, cause to be in working order
        • vt(oN)causativeread chí: reduce the contextually determinate N to order
        • vadNV=activeengaged in good government, governing well, "politically" decent; also: conducive to good government