Taxonomy of meanings for 讓:

  • 讓 ràng (OC: njaŋs MC: ȵiɐŋ) 人樣切 去 廣韻:【退讓責讓又交讓木名兩樹相對一枯則一生岷山有之人㨾切三 】
    • BLAME
      • nabactpublic reprimand, public moral accusation; public reproof
      • vtoNupbraid; reprove, criticise openly; reprimand publicly
      • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2complain about the contextually determinate matter N1 to N2
      • vt+prep+Nblame
      • vt(oN)arraign the contextually determinate N; make a public show of disapproval to N
      • blame onself and>>YIELD
        • nabactpolite deference, polite yielding behaviour
        • viactbe respectful and yielding in action; be deferential; be full of polite respect; yield to others
        • vipsychbe polite and yielding by nature
        • vt+prep+Nyield to, pass on the privilege to; yield precedence to
        • vtoNyield politely to, make room for; give precedence to; resign in favour of [REMOVE THE CASES OF 讓於 IN THIS GROUP OF EXAMPLES TO VTPREP]
        • vtoNpassivebe yielded up (as of profits etc)
        • vtt(oN1.)-vtoN2yield N2 to the contextually determinate N1 讓以天下
        • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2omyield the contextually determinate N1 to (a person N2)
        • vtt+prep+N1:post.vtoN2yield N2 to N1
        • vttoN1:postvtoN2yield N2 to N1 以天下讓許由
        • vttoN1.+prep+N2讓天下於許由yield (something N1) to (someone else N2), pass on rulership over (something N1 e.g. a state) to (a person N2), abdicate (something N1) in favour of (someone N2) 故讓天下於子
        • vttoN1(.+N2)omyield (something N1) to someone else N2 who is contextually determinate
        • vtt(oN1.)+N2yield the contextually determinate desirable object N1 to N2
        • vt V(0)yield the V-ing to someone
        • viderivedpoetic: make (aesthetic/literary) concessions
        • feature of yielding politely etc>DECENT
          • nabdecent renunciation; proper renunciation
          • vibe an example of decent unimposing renunciation
        • transitive, of desirables to another>TRANSFER
          • generalised>WITHDRAW
              • so as not to have to face>AVOID
                  • declarative>REFUSE
                    • vtoNpolitely refuse
              • abstract: yield to in quality>INFERIOR
                  • assess oneself as inferior to another>PRAISE
                  • yield permission to>ALLOW
                    • nabactpolite deference, polite yielding behaviour
                    • viactbe respectful and yielding in action; be deferential; be full of polite respect; yield to others
                    • vipsychbe polite and yielding by nature
                    • vt+prep+Nyield to, pass on the privilege to; yield precedence to
                    • vtoNyield politely to, make room for; give precedence to; resign in favour of [REMOVE THE CASES OF 讓於 IN THIS GROUP OF EXAMPLES TO VTPREP]
                    • vtoNpassivebe yielded up (as of profits etc)
                    • vtt(oN1.)-vtoN2yield N2 to the contextually determinate N1 讓以天下
                    • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2omyield the contextually determinate N1 to (a person N2)
                    • vtt+prep+N1:post.vtoN2yield N2 to N1
                    • vttoN1:postvtoN2yield N2 to N1 以天下讓許由
                    • vttoN1.+prep+N2讓天下於許由yield (something N1) to (someone else N2), pass on rulership over (something N1 e.g. a state) to (a person N2), abdicate (something N1) in favour of (someone N2) 故讓天下於子
                    • vttoN1(.+N2)omyield (something N1) to someone else N2 who is contextually determinate
                    • vtt(oN1.)+N2yield the contextually determinate desirable object N1 to N2
                    • vt V(0)yield the V-ing to someone
                    • viderivedpoetic: make (aesthetic/literary) concessions
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