Roleset id: endow.01 , give (often generously), act of giving, Source: , vncls: , framnet: endow.01: ENDOW-V NOTES: Frames file for 'endow' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 9.8. (from endow.01-v predicate notes) ENDOWMENT-N NOTES: Based on Bolt sentence. Comparison to endow.01. Endow.01 is a member of VN class fill-9.8. No FN class. Framed by Katie. (from endowment.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: giver (vnrole: 9.8-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: gift (vnrole: 9.8-Theme)
Arg2-GOL: given-to (vnrole: 9.8-Destination)
Example: all args
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive
So far, [the president]-1 seems ill-disposed [*]-1 to substitute any of the omnibus for his own free-standing proposal [*]-1 to endow a ``Points of Light'' foundation with $25 million to inform citizens of all ages and exhort them to genuine volunteerism.
Arg2: a ``Points of Light'' foundation
Arg1: with $ 25 million [*U*]
ArgM-PNC: to inform citizens of all ages and exhort them to genuine volunteerism
Example: giver and recipient
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
Some pretty seamy stuff built the turn-of-the-century families' Fifth Avenue and Newport palazzi and endowed their daughters' weddings to foreign noblemen.
Arg0: Some pretty seamy stuff
Arg2: their daughters' weddings to foreign noblemen
Example: passive, no giver
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle
If mutation and natural selection slowly but surely give rise to more and more advanced forms of life, then it was only a matter of eons before splendid beings endowed [*] with reason, self-awareness and taste shimmered onto the scene.
Arg2: splendid beings
Arg1: with reason, self-awareness and taste
Example: without specifying the gift itself
his generous endowment of the laboratory came just in the nick of time
Arg2: of the laboratory