Predicate: confirm

Roleset id: confirm.01 , confirm, attest the truth of a proposition, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

confirm.01: CONFIRM-V NOTES: Based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Comparison to 'deny'. Member of VNcls conjecture-29.5-2, indicate-78-1-1 (from confirm.01-v) CONFIRMATION-N NOTES: Added due to expansion of Nombank. Comparison to 'confirm.01'. Vn class conjecture-29.5-2 and indicate-78-1-1.FN class verification and rite. Framed by Katie. (from confirmation.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
confirmation (n.)verification rite
confirm (v.)Statement Verification Evidence

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: confirmer (vnrole: 29.5-2-agent, 78-1-1-cause)
        Arg1-PPT: thing confirmed, statement or proposition (vnrole: 29.5-2-theme, 78-1-1-topic)
        Arg2-GOL: benefactive, hearer (vnrole: 78-1-1-recipient)

Example: justifying the comparison

        He-1 declined *trace*-1 to confirm or deny reports that Provigo executive Henri Roy is trying to put together a management buy-out of the catalogue showroom unit.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: confirm
        Arg1: reports that Provigo executive Henri Roy is trying to put together a management buy-out of the catalogue showroom unit

Example: watch the complementizers

        GM confirmed Friday that it received permission late Thursday from U.S. antitrust regulators to increase its Jaguar holdings past the $15 million level.

        Arg0: GM
        Rel: confirmed
        Argm-tmp: Friday
        Arg1: that it received permission late Thursday from U.S. antitrust regulators to increase its Jaguar holdings past the $15 million level

Example: with hearer

        John confirmed to Mary that he'd been sleeping in a box under a bridge.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: confirmed
        Arg2: to Mary
        Arg1: that he'd been sleeping in a box under a bridge.

Example: Arg 1

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

        Last week's confirmation of Mazen

        Argm-tmp: Last week's
        Rel: confirmation
        Arg1: of Mazen

Example: More cononical arg 1

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

        confirmation of the ship's first strike

        Rel: confirmation
        Arg1: of the ship's first strike

Example: Both Args

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

        Their confirmation of sale

        Arg0: their
        Rel: confirmation
        Arg1: of sale