Predicate: enhance

Roleset id: enhance.01 , make seem greater, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

enhance.01: ENHANCE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'enhance' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry. No comparison. (from enhance.01-v predicate notes) ENHANCING-J NOTES: Based on Thyme data. Comparison to enhance.01-v. (from enhancing.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
enhancing (j.)
enhance (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of greatness, agent (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing enhanced (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 45.4-instrument)
        Arg3-EXT: enhanced by how much

Example: agentive transitive

        Courtaulds-1 has been under pressure *trace*-1 to enhance shareholder value since takeover speculators -- including Australian financier Kerry Packer -- surfaced holding small stakes last year.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: enhance
        Arg1: shareholder value

Example: instrumental subject

        In a statement, Arnold B. McKinnon, chairman and chief executive officer, noted that [the new repurchase program]-1 ``should serve *trace*-1 to enhance shareholder value.''

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: enhance
        Arg1: shareholder value

Example: passivized instrumental subject

        [The quarter-to-quarter comparison]-1 was also enhanced *trace*-1 by charges taken in the year-earlier period, including $11 million related to the modernization of a pulp and newsprint mill in Alabama.

        Argm-dis: also
        Rel: enhanced
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg2: by charges taken in the year-earlier period, including $11 million related to the modernization of a pulp and newsprint mill in Alabama

Example: with extent PP

        The company estimated that the transaction would enhance its book value by more than $100 million.

        Arg0: the transaction
        Rel: enhance
        Arg1: its book value
        Arg3: by more than $ 100 million

Example: with agent and instrument

        John enhanced his reputation as a smooth operator by throwing rocks at Mary's mailbox.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: enhanced
        Arg1: his reputation as a smooth operator
        Arg2: by throwing rocks at Mary's mailbox.