Taxonomy of meanings for 務:

  • 務 wù (OC: mos MC: mio) 亡遇切 去 廣韻:【事務也又強也遽也趣也又姓列仙傳有務光亡遇切十四 】
    • EFFORT
      • nabacteffort
      • official>WORK
        • nabactprofession; preoccupation; important task; most important task
        • vtoNwork at, work on
        • vt[oN]work on things
        • nabderivedthe most important work, the most important duty; the most important task
        • place of>OFFICE
          • feature of>IMPORTANT
            • nabmoralimportant task at hand, important issue
            • abstract: important matter>THING
          • generalised>STRIVE FOR
            • nabobjectconcerns, obligations; task, purpose; main concern
            • nabpsychwhat one aims and strives for> aim, purpose
            • vt+prep+Naim for
            • vt+V[0]do everything for; aim to, aspire to; make it one's business, be preoccupied with the task of
            • vtoNaim for; be mainly concerned with as one's task, concentrate on, concentrate one's efforts on; strive for (success); be concerned to; devote one's efforts to
            • vt(oN)strive for the contextually determinate thing N
            • vtoNimperativehave N as your main concern!
            • nab(.post-N)psychone's main concern
            • vtoV(0)do one's best to V
            • deontic: what one should strive for>SHOULD
          • (late colloquial, for wine)SHOP
          • 務 wu3《集韻》罔甫切,上麌微。侯部。
            • =侮
          • 務 mao4《集韻》莫候切,去候明。侯部。
            • =瞀