Predicate: dedicate

Roleset id: dedicate.01 , intend to use for some purpose, designation for a specific purpose, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dedicate.01: DEDICATE-V NOTES: Avoid adjectival usages like"a dedicated lover". (from dedicate.01-v) DEDICATION-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT, dedicate.01. Corresponds to VNcls dedicate-79. (from dedication.01-n) DEDICATED-J NOTES: Roleset based on instances in BOLT P01, parts 2,3. Framed by Claire. (from dedicated.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
dedication (n.)
dedicate (v.)
dedicated (j.)

Roles:

        Not sure if an arg0 agent can arise with adjectival usage, but it's there for symmetry with verb roleset and doesn't seem strictly impossible. (from dedicated.01-j)
        Arg0-PAG: agent, dedicator (vnrole: 79-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing dedicated (vnrole: 79-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: to what (vnrole: 79-Goal)

Example: passivized

        Ted Eubank, Coda's president, said the loan carries an interest rate of prime plus one percentage point, with [85% of the company's net oil and gas revenue each month]-1 dedicated *trace*-1 to repayment.

        Rel: dedicated
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg2: to repayment

Example: active

        John dedicated all his energy to tormenting Mary.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: dedicated
        Arg1: all his energy
        Arg2: to tormenting Mary

Example: all args

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

        The spirit of the Divine Son was manifested in his self-dedication to the work.

        Arg0: his
        Arg1: self
        Rel: dedication
        Arg2: to the work

Example: just arg0

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

        That the troops are still managing speaks very highly of their dedication and patriotism and they should be commended .

        Arg0: their
        Rel: dedication

Example: Mini Baryshnikov

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

        Nikita Baryshnikov, 10, Alisa Reynya, 12, and Lena Takechi, 15, show that their young age says nothing about their dedication to the art.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: dedication
        Arg2: to the art

Example: arg1 only

        It is pure fluke who is working when any particular patient is there so should they be rewarded when other staff who-3 *T*-3 may be equally dedicated were n't on duty ?

        Arg1: *T*-3
        Argm-mod: may
        Argm-ext: equally
        Rel: dedicated

Example: Args 1 & 2

        The Memorial is dedicated to the 2.7 million men and women in the U.S. military.

        Arg1: The Memorial
        Rel: dedicated
        Arg2: to the 2.7 million men and women in the U.S. military.