Taxonomy of meanings for 進:

  • 進 jìn (OC: tsins MC: tsin) 即刃切 去 廣韻:【前也善也升也登也又姓出何氏姓苑 】
    • ADVANCE
      • vt(oN)causativecause the contextually determinate N to advance; cause the contextually determinate N to take the leading position
      • viactmove forward, step forward, come forward
      • vifigurativeto go ahead and take office; to rise in rank; to move ahead in public service
      • vtoNadvance along
      • vtoNiussiveCAUSE TO MOVE FORWARD> send forward
      • vtoNinvite to step forward
      • vtoNcausativecause to move into the foreground
      • sustained>CONTINUE
        • vt+V[0]step forward (and ask another question) > continue (saying)
      • transitive> advance into>ENTER
        • vtoNpost-Han???: enter
        • vt(oN)enter the contextually determinate place
    • abstract>PROGRESS
      • nabactadvancement; progress
      • vi[ADVANCE-FIG>] make progress
      • vt+prep+Nfigurative進於 make progress with respect to
      • vt+prep+Nstativebe more advanced than
      • causative>IMPROVE
        • vtoNpromote (benefits for the people etc)
      • intellectual, reflexive>CULTIVATE
        • vtoNcultivate
        • causative>ENCOURAGE
          • vtoNurge forward
      • upwards>RISE
        • vifigurativerise in rank; make progress in one's career of any kind
        • vtoNcausativecause to rise (a position); raise (the rank of someone)
        • causative: administrative>PROMOTE
          • nabactpromoting someone
          • nabeventpromotion
          • vtoNcausativework for the advancement (of someone) (without necessarily having the authority to promote that person)
          • vtoNpassivebe promoted, gain promotion
          • vtoNreflexive.自promote (oneself)
          • vtoNmiddle voiceget promoted
          • by words of praise>RECOMMEND
            • vtoNpromote; recommend for promotion
            • vttoN1.+prep+N2recommend N1 to N2
        • causative>HAND UP
          • vt(oN)hand contextually determinate things up
          • vtoNcome forward with and present
          • vttoN1. N2present N1 ceremoniously to the superior/divine N2
  • 進 jin4 康熙字典:《集韻》徐刃切《正韻》齊進切。