Taxonomy of meanings for 效:

  • 效 xiào (OC: ɡreews MC: ɦɯau) 胡教切 去 廣韻:【俗效 】
  • 效 xiào (OC: ɡreews MC: ɦɯau) 胡教切 去 廣韻:【具也學也象也又效力效驗也胡教切八 】
    • IMITATE
      • vadVby way of imitation or emulation; acting according to
      • vt(oN)imitate the contextually determinate things
      • vtoN.adVby imitating (something) to V
      • vtoNHF 8.1.15: emulate (the sage); imitate; live up to; act according to
      • nobjectsomething to imitate; object for emulation; model
    • HAND UP
      • viacthand up things; make one's contribution
      • vtoNoffer up; deliver; hand up and give away, surrender, hand over (to the opponent or to an authority); deliver (results, in service of a ruler)
      • vtoNpassiveget handed up
      • vttoN1:postvtoN2hand (something N1) up to (someone N2)
    • OBEY
      • vt(oN)obey and conform to a honourable request or command from a superior
    • CONFORM
      • vtoNact in accordance with
      • vtoNstativebe appropriate for
    • VISIBLE
      • vichangeemerge clearly
    • SHOW
      • vtoNcausativeHF 7.3.8: show up clearly (one's real thoughts); show through action, show in action; deploy in action; make a show of
    • PROVE
      • nabfactualmanifest proof, manifest evidence; a fact that can serve as evidence; symptom, indication; visible sign; proof in practice; proof
      • vadNproviding decisive proof (one ex. in LH, which has got lost)
      • vtoNprove, give proof of; prove the truth of (words); also: give proof of an ability one has 何以效之 ?
      • vtoNpassivebe proven
      • vtoNstativebe a symptom for, indicate strongly
      • vtoSprove that S
      • vtt(oN.)+V[0]prove that the contextually determinate subject is PREDICATING
    • EFFORT
      • ACHIEVE
        • nabactachievements; results achieved
        • vtoNachieve (public and visible success) in the service of someone or something; realise; put into practice through commendable effort in some service
        • vibe efficient
      • MERIT
        • CHECK
          • nabacttest
          • vtoNfind satisfactory evidence on; check out; test carefully; get to the bottom of (a person or a matter)
        • EXPLAIN
          • vtoNdemonstrate something about (something) 以人效天
        • UNDERSTAND
          • RISK
            • vtoN效死: to risk one's death; be prepared to die (for something, handing up one's death in service)
          • ACCUSE
            • =校INVESTIGATE
              • =校FENCE
                • =較HEALTHY
                  • RHYME CATEGORY
                  • NUMBER
                      (in telegrams)