Taxonomy of meanings for 追:

  • 追 zhuī (OC: krlul MC: ʈʷɯi) 陟隹切 平 廣韻:【逐也隨也陟隹切三 】
    • PURSUE
      • vadVfigurativegoing after the dead> posthumously; retrospectively 追錫之
      • vt(oN)pursue the contextually determinate object
      • vt(oN)figurativepursue the contextually determinate object
      • vt[oN]engage in pursuit, try to find things
      • vtoNfriendlypursue with friendly or at least peacefully competitive intentions
      • vtoNhostilego after, pursue, try to catch up with (and perhaps catch)
      • vtoNN=placefollow (behind) in pursuit
      • vt(oN)friendlygo after
      • vt(oN)hostilepursue a determinate person
      • exocentric: soldiers in pursuit>SOLDIER
        • generalised>FOLLOW
            • in communication>ACCOMPANY
              • vtoNaccompany (the dead); escort
          • abstract>SEEK
            • vt(oN)seek to retrieve (life after one has decided to die, etc.)
            • vtoNfigurativego after, try to get, try to retrieve
            • vtoNfigurativebe pursued
            • vtoNfigurativepursue as valuable (physical things)
            • by commanding to come>SUMMON
              • abstract: object understanding>INVESTIGATE
                  • return intellectually to origins of a matter>RETURN
                  • follow actions of>IMITATE
                    • vtoNemulate; aspire to equal, try to live up to,
                  • perfective>CATCH UP
                    • vtoNperfectivecatch up with
                    • vtoNpassivebe caught up with
                    • general: and take>OBTAIN
                      • vtoNfigurativefind
                      • intellectually>REMEMBER
                        • vt(oN)continue to be mindful of a determinate thing
                        • vtoNpursue in thought, let one's thoughts go out to; continue to be mindful of 追念
                        • POSTHUMOUS
                        • and dwell on>THINK
                            • self-critically>REGRET
                                • resultative action>CORRECT
                                  • by later addition, supplement>ADD
                            • object person>DETAIN
                              • so as to help>SAVE
                          • (for bells)>ROPE
                            • nbell-rope
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                          • STATES
                          • 追 dui1《集韻》都回切,平灰端。微部。
                            • =彫?ENGRAVE
                              • vtoNto carve
                          • 追 tui1《集韻》吐內切,去隊透。