Taxonomy of meanings for 縱:

  • 縱 zòng (OC: tsoŋs MC: tsioŋ) 子用切 去 廣韻:【放縱説文緩也一曰舎也子用切又子容切二 】
    • PERMIT
      • vtoSallow S to happen
      • vtoNpermit N to happen
      • grammaticalised: granted that>EVEN IF
        • vt0oS1.adS2although in fact
        • padV.postN{SUBJ}although in fact
        • vt[0]+V[0].adSalthough
      • psychological>FORGIVE
        • vtoNforgive; let off lightly
      • permit to leave detention>RELEASE
        • vtoNset free; let off
        • vtoNpassivebe set free 不可縱
        • vttoN.+V[0]pivotgive (someone) the freedom (to V)
        • generalised: object things>ISSUE
          • of arrows from bow>SHOOT
          • permissive to oneself>UNRESTRAINED
            • viactbe unrestrained
            • vt+prep+Ngive free rein to; let oneself go with; indulge in
            • vtoNZUO Zhao 10, vt: give free rein to (one's desires etc.)
            • vtoNpsychgive free rein to (oneself)
            • vtoNliteralleave to hang loosely, loosen the grip on
            • of horses: prance>JUMP
        • 縱 zōng (OC: tsoŋ MC: tsioŋ) 即容切 平 廣韻:【縱横也即容切又子用切九 】 [*** FORGIVE] MOVE EXAMPLES TO ZONG4 FORGIVE !!!! [*** HORIZONTAL MOVE EXAMPLES TO VERTICAL]!!!!!
          • VERTICAL
            • nabsocialvertical alliance
            • vadNvertical
        • 縱 cong2《集韻》徂聰切,平東從。東部。
          • =蹤
        • 縱 zong3 《集韻》祖動切,上董精。東部。
        • 縱《集韻》足勇切,上腫精。