Taxonomy of meanings for 保:

  • 保 bǎo (OC: puuʔ MC: pɑu) 博抱切 上 廣韻:【任也安也守也説文作𠈃養也亦姓吕氏春秋云楚有𠈃申爲文王傳也 】
    • SAFEGUARD
      • vtoNsafeguard, keep secure; keep to oneself; protect properly; HF 5.2.20: keep (one purposes) secure and secret
      • vtoNmutualprotect (each other)
      • vtoNpassivebe kept safe and secure
      • vtoNpsychsafeguard (oneself)
      • vtoNabfigurativesafeguard and ensure
      • vtoNreflexive.身keep one's person safe
      • stative: passive>PEACEFUL
        • agent> NANNY
        • continuative>KEEP
            • ownership>POSSESS
              • ntpossession, what is possessed
              • vtoNprogressivecontinue to enjoy the posession of something
          • military>DEFEND
            • vadNdefended> fortified
            • vtoNdefend against enemies and keep secure
            • viactdefend oneself, make defensive arrangements
            • generalised>HELP
                • continutative>NOURISH
                  • by joining forces with>RALLY
                      • by following instructions>OBEY
                        • vtoNobey carefully and meticulously
                    • linguistic>PROMISE
                      • vtoNguarantee
                      • vtoSpassiveconsider as necessary > guarantee that S
                      • passive>CERTAIN
                        • vadVby garantee > certainly
                        • vtoNdeclare something to be certain> guarantee
                        • psychological>KNOW
                        • generalised>GUARANTEE
                  • =堡FORTRESS
                    • npermanent defensive physical arrangements 入保
                  • =褓