Taxonomy of meanings for 攝:

  • 攝 niè (OC: mɢleeb MC: nep) 奴協切 入 廣韻:【攝然天下安出漢書 】
  • 攝 shè (OC: qhljeb MC: ɕiɛp) 書涉切 入 廣韻:【兼也録也書涉切八 】
    • COMBINE
      • vicombine (two offices), overlap
    • CONCENTRATE
      • vtoNfocus (one's mind); concentrate on
      • vt[oN]be attentive [to one's duty]
    • CONTROL
      • vtoNcontain, contract; keep within limits[fuse (metal)][CA]
      • vtoNpassivebe controlled
    • GATHER
      • vtoNcausativecause to combine > gather
    • LIFT
      • vtoNgather up (as skirts)
    • OPPRESS
      • vtoNpassivebe oppressed
    • REPLACE
      • vt(oN.)adVreplacing> in place of the contextually determinate N
      • vtoNact as a replacement for
    • RESTRAIN
      • vtoNrestrain
    • TAKE
      • nabactillegal take-over
      • vtoNtake hold of (often by irregular means)
      • vtoNfigurativegrab (power) by irregular means
    • ORDERLY
      • SAFEGUARD
        • SUPPORT
          • APPOINT
            • ARREST
              • REAR
                • PHONOLOGY
                  • BORROW
                    • HEM
                      • PLACE NAMES
                        • SURNAMES
                          • SUMMON
                            • PHOTOGRAPH
                              • = 懾