Taxonomy of meanings for 攻:

  • 攻 gōng (OC: kooŋ MC: kuŋ) 古紅切 平 廣韻:【攻擊 】
    • ATTACK
      • nab.tactattack against N
      • vadNoffensive, attacking; given to attacking people 攻戰 "aggressive wars; aggressive warfare"
      • vt(oN)attack the contextually determinate N
      • vt[oN]launch an attack, undertake a military attack
      • vtoNlaunch an attack (which is not necessarily successful) against; direct attack; assault, personally attack (a person); sometimes used very generally: attack (an opponent, in any way) [The examples have to be distributed into the subcategories below.]
      • vtoNderivedattack morally; launch a strong verbal personal attack atainst 小子鳴鼓而攻之; 攻人之短
      • vtoNfigurativeattack intellectually, attack with words
      • vtoNN=humanattack
      • vtoNpassivebe attacked
      • vtoNreflexive.己attack (oneself)
      • vtoNreflexive.自attack (oneself)
      • vttoN1.+N2N2=placeattack N1 at N2
  • 攻 gōng (OC: kuuŋ MC: kuoŋ) 古冬切 平 廣韻:【治也作也擊也伐也古冬切二 】
    • CURE
      • vtoNtry to deal with effectively, attack (a disease or a weak point)
      • vt(oN)cure the contextually determinate N
    • EXCELLENT
      • vt+V[0]be good at V-ing as a result of serious study
    • GOVERN
      • vtoNHF 8.6.25: pursue one's political purposes, conduct government of
    • STUDY
      • WORK
        • vt+prep+Nwork hard at, direct one's attention at
        • vtoNto work on intensely, with a big effort; to work hard at