Predicate: allege

Roleset id: allege.01 , say without proof, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

allege.01: ALLEGE-V NOTES: Verbnet entry say-37.7. Framenet entry Statement. Comparison with verbs of saying. (from allege.01-v) ALLEGATION-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry allege.01, OntoNotes grouping allegation-n senses 1& 2; maps to VN class say-37.7. Framed by Claire. (from allegation.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
allegation (n.)
make_allegation (l.)
allege (v.)Statement

Roles:

        Verb entry lacks arg3 "against" argument, but it seems useful in disambiguating from hearer, which is also potentially equivalent to an argm-GOL argument. (from allegation.01-n)
        Arg0-PAG: speaker, alleger (vnrole: 37.7-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: utterance, allegation (vnrole: 37.7-topic)
        Arg2-GOL: hearer (vnrole: 37.7-recipient)
        Arg3-VSP: person against whom something is alleged

Example: no hearer

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        The complaint alleges that the price is ``unfair and grossly inadequate''

        Arg0: The complaint
        Rel: alleges
        Arg1: that the price is ``unfair and grossly inadequate''

Example: with hearer

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John alleged to Mary that he was wearing no underwear.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: alleged
        Arg2: to Mary
        Arg1: that he was wearing no underwear

Example: NP only, Args 0 & 1

        their allegations of the war 's `` immorality

        Arg0: their
        Rel: allegations
        Arg1: of the war 's `` immorality

Example: Arg 1 only

        A separate inquiry by Chemical cleared Mr. Edelson of allegationsthat he had been lavishly entertained by a New York money broker.

        Rel: allegations
        Arg1: that he had been lavishly entertained by a New York money broker

Example: Args 1, 3, and MNR

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        The congressional committee has not yet made formal allegations of corruption against the senator.

        Argm-mnr: formal
        Rel: allegations
        Arg1: of corruption
        Arg3: against the senator

Example: Args 0, 1, MNR

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        There were vague allegations of misconduct by some member of his staff.

        Argm-mnr: vague
        Rel: allegations
        Arg1: of misconduct
        Arg0: by some member of his staff

Example: Args 0 & 2

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        The "victim" officially recanted (took back) her allegation to the Sheriff's Department, saying she made the whole thing up.

        Arg0: her
        Rel: allegation
        Arg2: to the Sheriff's Department