Taxonomy of meanings for 得:

  • dé (OC: tɯɯɡ MC: tək) 多則切 入 廣韻:【得失 】
  • dé (OC: tɯɯɡ MC: tək) 多則切 入 廣韻:【説文取也今作㝵同 】
    • OBTAIN
      • vtpost-V.adN{OBJ}V-ly obtainable N
      • nabactconquest of
      • vt(oN)obtain the contextually determinate N
      • vtoN.-V[0]obtain N in order to V
      • vtoNmanage to get, obtain; get hold of, find (what one is looking for); manage to find (one's proper place)
      • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003: obtain (mathematical result)
      • vtoNpassivebe obtained> be at hand; be got hold of
      • vtoNabfigurativeobtain (abstract things like the Way etc), acquire features
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2psychfind N1 in (oneself)
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2get N1 from N2
      • nabobjectgain
      • vt[oN]obtain things; get; gain
      • vtoNmanage to obtain the service of
      • vtoNgradedobtain more N
      • HAVE
        • vtoNchangecome to have (not having tried to get)
        • PROFIT
          • vt[oN]be engaged in gaining things, gain what one desires
          • nabdispositionaquisitiveness
          • nabeventgain; possible profit
          • vtoNgain
          • vt[oN]gain benefits
        • CONTROL
          • vtoNgain political control of; gain the confidence of (a ruler etc.)
      • LEARN
        • vtoNget (things) right, learn one's lesson about; get to know about
    • obtain permission to>PERMIT
      • vt+V[0]passivebe allowed to; be privileged to
      “be permitted to”
      • mostly post-Han:SHOULD
        • vt+V[0]should; be permitted to (often negated: 不得,無得)
        • vt+V[0]negativeshould (not)
      • REACH
        • vtoNget to (a place); get into
        • CATCH
          • nabactcatching things
          • vt(oN)catch or arrest a contextually determinate person
          • vtoNmanage to detain
          • vtoNpassivebe caught, get caught
          • vtoNmanage to catch
          • FAVOURITE
            • vtoNgain the favours of; become a favourite of; win the confidence of (the ruler); win the full support of (the people); be popular with
            “gain the favours of, gain the support of”
      • SUCCEED
        • vieventbe successful
        • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to succeed in> get one's way with
        • vttoN1.+N2have (one's way N1) with (a ruler etc N2) 得之其主
        • ACHIEVE
          • nabactachievement
          • vpostadVperfectivedeverbal perfective suffix
          • vt(+V[0])manage to do the contextually determinate thing
          • vt[oN]obtain [one's ends]> succeed, achieve one's aims; win success
          • vt+prep+Nabattain to Nab
          • vt+V[0]{PASS}manage (not to be) V-ed
          • vt+V[0]manage to; get to perform an act, get to; have had a chance to
          • vt+V[0]middle voicebe achieved, get done
          • vt+V[0]perfectivehave a chance to; be able to, manage to
          • vt+V1.postadV2resultativemarker of a resultative complement: V1 to the extent of V2
          • vtoNrealise fully (one's person) 得身
          • vtoNpassivebe achieved, be got right
          • vtoNab{S}achieve the result that S
          • vtoSpassivebe achieved (that S occures)
          • vt(oN)achieve the contextually determiante N
          • vttoN1.+N2achieve N1 for N2
          • COMPLETE
            • ABLE
              • vt(+V[0])manage to do the contextually determinate thing V
              • vt+V[0]{PASS}be amenable to being V-ed (Find some of the many early examples!)
              • vt+V[0]be able to V
              • vtpostadVbe able to V (verbal complement expressing capability)
              • vtpostadVt1.+Vt2be able to VERB1 to the extent of VERB2 趁得及 糶得盡