シュ, おもむき, おもむ.く

gist, proceed to, tend, become

JLPT1 G7 S15 F1153

As per # (take hold of) + 走 run → move hurriedly toward something that has taken hold of one's interests → *interest*; *taste* (← move toward that which attracts one) → *intent*; *aim* (← that toward which the heart moves) → *import*; *purport*; *tenor*; *meaning* → *contents*; *aspect*; *appearance*.

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