Predicate: clear

Roleset id: clear.01 , clean, make clear or open, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clear.01: CLEAR-V NOTES: Member of VNcls clear-10.3-1, preparing-26.3-1, other_cos-45.4, free-80-1. (from clear.01-v) CLEARING-N NOTES: (from clearing.01-n) CLEARANCE-N NOTES: clear.01 (from clearance.02-n)

Aliases:

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clear (v.)Emptying Removing
clearing (n.)
clearance (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: cleaner (vnrole: 26.3-1-agent, 10.3-1-agent, 45.4-agent, 80-1-cause)
        Arg1-GOL: thing made clean (vnrole: 10.3-1-location, 45.4-patient, 80-1-source)
        Arg2-PPT: dirt (vnrole: 10.3-1-theme, 80-1-theme)

Example: transitive

        John cleared the crowded street.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: cleared
        Arg1: the crowded street

Example: with dirt

        Inquiry clears Texas judge of bias in comments on homosexual murder victims.

        Arg0: Inquiry
        Rel: clears
        Arg1: Texas judge
        Arg2: of bias
        Argm-loc: in comments on homosexual murder victims

Example: Arg0,1

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

        Kim's clearing the table after dinner was a part of her daily chores.

        Arg0: Kim's
        Rel: clearing
        Arg1: the table
        Argm-tmp: after dinner

Roleset id: clear.02 , approve, permit, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clear.02: CLEAR-V NOTES: Comparison to 'approve'. No appropriate VN class. (from clear.02-v) CLEARING-N NOTES: carefully compare to clearing.03 (from clearing.02-n) CLEARANCE-N NOTES: Added due to expansion of Nombank. Comparison to 'permit'. See VN classes admit-65, allow-64, and order-60, and clear-10.3-1. No Fn class. Framed by Katie. (from clearance.01-n)

Aliases:

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clearing (n.)
clear (v.)
clearance (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, approver
        Arg1-PPT: thing approved
        Arg2-VSP: semi-idiomatic: 'the way'
        Arg3-GOL: entity given permission for arg1

Example: just plain transitive

        A.L. Williams Corp. was merged into Primerica Corp., New York, after a special meeting of Williams shareholders cleared the transaction, the companies said.

        Arg0: a special meeting of Williams shareholders
        Rel: cleared
        Arg1: the transaction

Example: clear the way

        In a surprise move, the British government cleared the way for a bidding war for Jaguar PLC by agreeing to remove an obstacle to a takeover of the auto maker.

        Argm-loc: In a surprise move
        Arg0: the British government
        Rel: cleared
        Arg2: the way
        Arg1: for a bidding war for Jaguar PLC
        Argm-mnr: by agreeing to remove an obstacle to a takeover of the auto maker

Example: passive extraction

        [Dime Savings Bank of New York]-1 was cleared *trace*-1 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to acquire Starpointe Savings Bank of Somerset, N.J., the banks said.

        Rel: cleared
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg0: by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
        Argm-prp: to acquire Starpointe Savings Bank of Somerset, N.J.,

Example: Arg0,1

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

        The shareholders' clearing the transaction was the only thing remaining before it was finalized.

        Arg0: The shareholders'
        Rel: clearing
        Arg1: the transaction

Example: straightforward example with arg 0 and 1

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

        Cray Research Inc won government clearance for its proposed reorganization

        Arg0: government
        Rel: clearance
        Arg1: for its proposed reorganization

Example: arg 0 in PP

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

        The clearance by the Food and Drug administration

        Rel: clearance
        Arg0: by the FOod and Drug administration

Example: arg 0 and 1

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

        Federal regulatory clearance for US distribution

        Arg0: Federal
        Argm-mnr: regulatory
        Rel: clearance
        Arg1: for US distribution

Example: arg 2 first

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

        Their clearance by the Food and Drug administration

        Arg3: Their
        Rel: clearance
        Arg0: by the Food and Drug administration

Roleset id: clear.03 , escape, avoid, get past or through, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clear.03: CLEAR-V NOTES: What's interesting about this roleset is that it's the exact oppositeof the 'approve' roleset; you could also say 'the Senate cleared thecompromise'. Disambiguation machines are going to have a fit over this. (from clear.03-v) CLEARING-N NOTES: carefully compare to clearing.02 (from clearing.03-n)

Aliases:

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clear (v.)Verdict
clearing (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: escaper
        Arg1-PPT: thing escaped

Example: transitive

        [The compromise plan, which boosts the minimum wage for the first time since 1981,]-1 is expected *trace*-1 to clear the Senate soon.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: clear
        Arg1: the Senate
        Argm-tmp: soon

Example: Arg0,1

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

        The bill's clearing the Senate was only the first step.

        Arg0: The bill's
        Rel: clearing
        Arg1: the Senate

Roleset id: clear.06 , apparent, obvious, well-explained, , Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clear.06: CLEAR-J NOTES: Roleset based on insances in BOLT P01, parts 2,3. Relation to clarify.01, which is member of other_cos-45.4. (from clear.01-j) CLEARER-J NOTES: (from clearer.01-j)

Aliases:

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clearer (j.)
clear (j.)Obviousness

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: Cause of clarification, evidence/facts (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: Thing that is clear, obvious (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-GOL: whom it is obvious to

Example: With It EXP

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

        After last night 's events in Brussels , it 's clear that the UK does n't want to be a part of the Europe -LRB- or just the EU ? -RRB- anymore .

        Argm-tmp: After last night 's events in Brussels ,
        Rel: clear
        Arg1: that the UK does n't want to be a part of the Europe -LRB- or just the EU ? -RRB- anymore .

Example: All args, analysis makes clear

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

        It is clear to me from the analysis.

        Arg1: It
        Rel: clear
        Arg2: to me
        Arg0: from the analysis

Example: arg2 as subject

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

        If the student was clear about who of the two was older , he could simply answered who was older , he could also answer who was superior in rank and that would be alright too , certainly , answering the question in terms of their strength and magical ability would also be accepted as correct .

        Arg2: the student
        Rel: clear
        Arg1: about who of the two was older

Roleset id: clear.07 , translucent, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clear.07: CLEAR-J NOTES: Roleset based on insances in BOLT P01, parts 2,3. (from clear.04-j)

Aliases:

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clear (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: thing that is translucent

Example: Girl's best friend

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

        The diamond is perfectly clear.

        Arg1: The diamond
        Argm-ext: perfectly
        Rel: clear

Roleset id: clear.08 , unobstructed, clean, open, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clear.08: CLEAR-J NOTES: Roleset based on insances in BOLT P01, parts 2,3. Based on verb entry clear.01, but differs from verb in that it lacks an arg0, which doesn't seem to be grammatical with the adjective. (from clear.02-j)

Aliases:

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clear (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-DIR: thing that is clear, open (vnrole: 10.3-1-location, 45.4-patient, 80-1-source)
        Arg2-PPT: dirt, obstructions (vnrole: 10.3-1-theme, 80-1-theme)

Example: All args

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

        When the rains came the area was clear of oil.

        Argm-tmp: When the rains came
        Arg1: the area
        Rel: clear
        Arg2: of oil

Example: similar example

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

        Make sure the area is clear of wires before working near trees or shrubs.

        Arg1: the area
        Rel: clear
        Arg2: of wires

Roleset id: clear.09 , having avoided obstruction, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clear.09: CLEAR-J NOTES: Roleset based on insances in BOLT P01, parts 2,3. (from clear.03-j)

Aliases:

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clear (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: thing avoiding something else
        Arg1-PPT: thing avoided

Example: All args

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

        The ship was clear of the reef.

        Arg0: The ship
        Rel: clear
        Arg1: of the reef


Predicate: clear_up

Roleset id: clear_up.04 , become/make clear, clean, becoming, making clean or clear, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clear_up.04: CLEAR_UP-V NOTES: Essentially the same as the 'clean' roleset. See VNcls clear-10.3-1. (from clear.04-v) CLEARING_UP-N NOTES: (from clearing.04-n)

Aliases:

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clear_up (v.)Resolve_problem
clearing_up (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: cleaner
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming clean

Example: clear up my acne?

        But it is puzzling to some Hollywood executives that Sony-1 rushed to hire them without *trace*-1 clearing up the Warner situation first.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: [ clearing] [ up]
        Arg1: the Warner situation
        Argm-tmp: first

Example: Arg0,1

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

        Her clearing up the rumors did not succeed in deflecting attention from her, and paparazzi continued to follow her every move.

        Arg0: Her
        Rel: clearing up
        Arg1: the rumors


Predicate: clear_out

Roleset id: clear_out.05 , remove, leave, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clear_out.05: CLEAR_OUT-V NOTES: Based on Bolt data. No VN or FN classes. Framed by Katie. (from clear.05-v)

Aliases:

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clear_out (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: clearer, causer of leaving
        Arg1-PPT: entity leaving or removed
        Arg2-LOC: place left

Example: With causer and place left

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

        [Police-1] moved in before daybreak and started [*-1]to clear out the camp

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: clear
        Rel: out
        Arg2: the camp

Example: with arg 1

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

        [Occupy Oakland-1] has been cleared [*-1]out

        Rel: cleared
        Rel: out
        Arg1: [*-1]


Predicate: clarify

Roleset id: clarify.10 , make clear(er), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clarify.10: CLARIFY-V NOTES: Based on financial subcorpus. Member of VNcls other_cos-45.4. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from clarify.01-v) CLARIFICATION-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry clarify.01, OntoNotes grouping clarification-n senses 1& 2; no mapping to VN. Framed by Claire. (from clarification.01-n)

Aliases:

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clarify (v.)
clarification (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of clarification, agent (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming clearer (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-GOL: benefactive

Example: transitive

        As the London trading session drew to a close, the market was still listening to the parliamentary debate on the economy, with [new Chancellor of the Exchequer John Major]-1 expected *trace*-1 to clarify his approach to the British economy and currency issues.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: clarify
        Arg1: his approach to the British economy and currency issues

Example: with benefactive

        Mary clarified her reasons to John using very short words.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: clarified
        Arg1: her reasons
        Arg2: to John
        Argm-mnr: using very short words

Example: ergative, physical clarification

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

        I am a fairly decent cook, though I have not really tackled complex tasks like the baking of bread or dramatic sauces which threaten to erupt into flames if you leave them anywhere near the stove after the butter clarifies.

        Arg1: the butter
        Rel: clarifies

Example: Args 0 & 1

        PLO leader Arafat asked Egypt to seek clarifications from theU.S. on Secretary of State Baker 's plan for Mideast peace talks.

        Rel: clarifications
        Arg1: *ICH*-1 ---> on Secretary of State Baker 's plan for Mideast peace talks
        Arg0: from the U.S.

Example: Literal clarification

        This recipe calls for the clarification of a cup of butter.

        Rel: clarification
        Arg1: of a cup of butter

Example: All arguments

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

        His clarification of the term "wounded students" to at risk students puts a different light on strategies that are needed in schools.

        Arg0: His
        Rel: clarification
        Arg1: of the term "wounded students"
        Arg2: to at risk students