Taxonomy of meanings for 報:

  • 報 bào (OC: puuɡs MC: pɑu) 博耗切 去 廣韻:【報告又下婬曰報博耗切一 】
    • REACT
      • nab[.post-N]one's own retribution (for one's deeds)
      • nabeventBUDDH: positive or negative response to one's actions > retribution
      • vtoNrespond; repay; retaliate; reward; revenge; act in response to
      • so as to adjust to>FIT
        • intellectually>JUDGE
          • vt[oN]HF: declare a legal judgment (and report judgment to the higher authorities)
        • negatively>REVENGE
          • vtoNavenge; take revenge for (an event often identified in ZUO by a place name where that event occurred); take revenge on
          • vtoNab{S}revenge the act described in S
          • vtoNN=patienttake revenge on
      • positively>REWARD
        • nabactpositive response, reward; return of favour
        • vt(oN)repay a contextually determinate favour
        • vt+prep+Ngive rewards to
        • vtoNN=actreward, return (a favour)
        • vtoNN=humanreward somebody; recompense somebody
        • vtoN1.-VtoN2reward N1 with N2
        • vtt(oN1.)-vtoN2reward the contextually determinate N1 with N2
      • linguistically>ANSWER
        • vtoNreply
        • vtoN.+VtoSanswer N, saying...
      • of emperor> AGREE
        • to invitation>VISIT
          • vtoNreturn (a visit)
          • person of superior status and age>COPULATE
            • vtoNacteuphemistic: enter into an erotic relation with a woman from a younger generation.
      • showing gratitude>THANK
        • vtoNrender thanks to (a divinity)
        • vtoNobject=servicethank for in response
        • offering of thanks>SACRIFICE
          • by written message to superiors>REPORT
            • nreport
            • vt(oN.)adVreporting to a contextually determinate person (say...)
            • vt[oN]report back (to the authorities)
            • vtoN.+VtoSreport to N and say:...
            • vtoNmake a report, as requested, typically to authorities
            • vtoSreport that
            • vtt(oN1.)+N2report on a contextually determinate matter N1 to an audience N2
            • object reported>MESSAGE
              • publicly>PUBLICISE
                • vttoN.+Sannounce to N that S
        • 報 fu4 《集韻》芳遇切,去遇,敷。