Taxonomy of meanings for 按:

  • 按 àn (OC: qaans MC: ʔɑn) 烏旰切 去 廣韻:【抑也止也烏旰切七 】
    • CONFORM
      • vtoN.adVin accordance with, basing oneself on
      • vtoNbase oneself on
      • vtoN.postadVbasing oneself on, conforming to
    • CONTROL
      • vtoNcontrol, keep under control; repress; hold down; hold back
    • INVESTIGATE
      • vt(oN)inquire legally into a contextually determinate matter N
      • vtoNexamine; inquire legally into
    • LEAN ON
      • vtoNlean on (a sword); press down on
    • PUT
      • vtoNput firmly or securely in place
    • RELY ON
      • vtoNrely on N as authority
    • SQUEEZE
      • vtoNpress down, squeeze
      • vtoNfigurativepress deeper> give greater aesthetic depth to