Predicate: civilize

Roleset id: civilize.01 , make civil, educate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

civilize.01: CIVILIZE-V NOTES: Edited by hwangd (from civilize.01-v) CIVILIZATION-N NOTES: (from civilization.01-n) CIVILIZED-J NOTES: Roleset based on instances in BOLT P01,parts 2,3. Framed by Claire. (from civilized.01-j)


civilize (v.)
civilized (j.)
civilization (n.)


        Not sure if a true agent can occur with the adjectival usages
        (or if this would be considered a verbal usage if it did occur),but it is there for symmetry with related verb. (fromcivilized.01-j)

        Arg0-PAG: agent causing civilization (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity becoming civil (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: civilize-v: Active

        They civilized the foothils!

        Arg0: They
        Rel: civilized
        Arg1: the foothills

Example: civilize-v: Passive

        Rome-1 was civilized *T*-1 by Greece.

        Rel: civilized
        Arg1: *T*-1
        Arg0: by Greece

Example: civilized-j: Arg1 only

        Also , rex , PRO-1 try PRO-1 to be civilized and do nt resort to childish name calling .

        Arg1: PRO
        Rel: civilized

Example: civilized-j: With manner

        He became civilized by eating bread and drinking wine.

        Arg1: He
        Rel: civilized
        Argm-mnr: by eating bread and drinking wine

Example: civilization-nr

        Do we not inquire in what they have contributed to the civilization of the people, what part they have taken in it, whathas been the value and extent of their influence?

        Rel: civilization
        Arg1: of the people