Predicate: equal

Roleset id: equal.01 , equal, be the same as, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

equal.01: EQUAL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'equal' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No verbnet entry (except 'equalize', which isjust 'make equal'). Comparison with 'match'. (from equal.01-vpredicate notes) EQUALITY-N NOTES: Based on Thyme and Sharp data. Comparison to equal.01. No VN class. Framed by Katie. Updated by Claire forsymmetry with verb relation. (from equal.01-j)


equality (n.)
equal (v.)Evaluative_comparison
equal (j.)


        Arg1-PPT: focus of equation
        Arg2-PPT: other side of equation
        Arg3-PRD: attribute, quality, domain in which two things are equal

Example: topic/comment

        The latest quarter's loss equals $9.92 a share.

        Arg1: The latest quarter's loss
        Rel: equals
        Arg2: $9.92 a share

Example: both args

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

        Right kidney size is roughly equal to left.

        Arg1: right kidney size
        Argm-ext: roughly
        Rel: equal
        Arg2: to the left

Example: Equal things in one mention, with attribute

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

        I think you are answering if two men are the " same " and not necessarily if they are equal in rights.

        Arg1: they
        Rel: equal
        Arg3: in rights

Roleset id: equal.02 , be up to the task, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

equal.02: EQUAL-J NOTES: Roleset must have been copied over at some point-- reframed by Julia 5/20/15.


equal (j.)Being_up_to_it


        Arg1-PPT: entity up to the task
        Arg2-PPT: the task

Example: both args

        Therefore, a fresh dilemma must be produced, and Fielding is equal to the challenge.

        Arg1: Fielding
        Rel: equal
        Arg2: to the challenge

Predicate: equalize

Roleset id: equalize.03 , make equal, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

equalize.03: EQUALIZE-V NOTES: Edited by hwangd (from equalize.01-v)


equalize (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, equalizer (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: equalized (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: Instrument, method (vnrole: 45.4-Instrument)

Example: Active

        I equalized the exposures using the eyedropper tool in Photoshop.

        Arg0: I
        Rel: equalized
        Arg1: the exposures
        Arg2: using the eyedropper tool in Photoshop