Predicate: amplify

Roleset id: amplify.01 , make louder or greater, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

amplify.01: AMPLIFY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'amplify' based on sentences in financial subcorpus; adjectival 'amplified' based on BOLT-4,5. Member of Vncls overstate-37.12, other_cos-45.4. (from amplify.01-v) AMPLIFICATION-N NOTES: Corresponds with frame for amplify.01. Framed by anwen april 2011 (from amplification.01-n) AMPLIFIED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from amplified.01-j)


amplification (n.)
amplified (j.)
amplify (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of becoming louder (vnrole: 45.4-agent, 37.12-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming louder (vnrole: 45.4-patient, 37.12-theme)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, if separate from arg0 (vnrole: 45.4-instrument)

Example: transitive, passivized

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        Moreover, [the price volatility]-3 that *trace* is amplified *trace*-3 by program trading is undercutting efforts to woo individual investors back to an OTC market that sorely misses them.

        Rel: amplified
        Arg1: *trace*-3 (= *trace* = that)
        Argm-slc: that -> the price volatility
        Arg0: by program trading

Example: amplify-v: with instrument

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

        John amplified his voice with a rolled-up piece of newspaper.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: amplified
        Arg1: his voice
        Arg2: with a rolled-up piece of newspaper

Example: amplified-j

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

        GEM and GFS however are much less amplified with the cold shot going further east .

        Arg1: GEM and GFS
        Argm-dis: however
        Argm-ext: much less
        Rel: amplified
        Argm-adv: with the cold shot going further east

Example: amplification-n: All Args

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

        Dr. Bridget's amplification of the heartbeat using the EKG machine allowed the patient to understand the issue.

        Arg0: Dr. Bridget's
        Rel: amplification
        Arg1: of the heartbeat
        Arg2: using the EKG machine