Taxonomy of meanings for 接:

  • 接 jiē (OC: skeb MC: tsiɛp) 即葉切 入 廣韻:【交也持也合也會也又姓三輔決録有接昕子即葉切十一 】
    • INTERACT
      • nabsocialcontacts, relations; interactions
      • vimutualto meet, to interact with one another
      • vtoNstrike up relations with, make contact with (a person); communicate with; handle
      • vtpost-.VtoNinteract with 與物接
      • vt(oN)interact with the contextually determinate other party
      • physically>TOUCH
          • causative>LINK
              • feature>NEAR
                • vadNconnecting> adjacent
          • actively: respond>REACT
            • with visitor>WELCOME
              • vtoNwelcome; receive as visitor [Hanshu]
            • sexually>COPULATE
              • vtoNcopulate with (Feng Menglong) 明 馮夢龍 《古今譚概·口碑·晉帝奕》:" 晉帝 奕 夙有痿疾,便左右 向龍 與內侍接,生子,以為己子。"
            • socially>COMMUNICATE
                • transitive>TRANSMIT
                  • vttoN1.+prep+N2comunicate N1 to N2 (Not in DC, but probably necessary conjecture in order to understand the Mouzi passage)
                  • past action>CONTINUE
                    • reaction>ACCEPT
                      • vtoNfigurativeaccept (a task etc)
                      • object: administration>CONTROL
                        • vtoNdeal with (fraud)
                      • object: lady, in marriage>MARRY
                          • generalised>RECEIVE
                            • vt(oN)receive a contextually determinate N
                            • vtoNfigurativereceive > get hold of
                            • vtoNN=humreceive somebody