Taxonomy of meanings for 貶:

  • 貶 biǎn (OC: promʔ MC: pɯiɛm) 方斂切 上 廣韻:【損也方斂切二 】
    • BANISH
      • vtoNpassivebe (demoted and) banished to
    • CRITICISE
      • vt(oN)disapprove of a contextually determinate person; express disapproval
      • vtoNspeak of in a negative manner
    • DEMOTE
      • vtoN{PLACE}passivebe demoted to Npl
      • vtoNdrive out of office and demote to lower office
      • vtoNN=officedegrade the official rank (of someone) (probably NOT vtt!)
      • vtt(oN1.)+N2appoint the contextually determinate N1 to the position N2
    • DESPISE
      • vtoNpsychdespise; declare to be of low value
    • REDUCE
      • viprocessbecome less
      • vtoNreduce the amount of
    • PUT