Predicate: freeze

Roleset id: freeze.01 , cause to be frozen, very cold weather condition, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

freeze.01: FREEZE-V NOTES: Member of VNcls other_cos-45.4, weather-57. (from freeze.01-v) FREEZE-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to freeze.01-v. VN classes knead-26.5, other_cos-45.4, and weather-57. FN class activity_pause. Framed by Katie. (from freeze.01-n) FREEZING-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. This should almost be a distinct sense, but it's already mixed in with verb annotation. (from freezing.01-j)


freeze (n.)activity_pause
freezing (j.)Temperature Ambient_temperature Subjective_temperature
freeze (v.)Cause_change_of_phase Change_of_phase
freezing (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of freezing (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing freezing (vnrole: 45.4-patient, 57-theme)
        Arg2-PRD: secondary predication on arg1 (vnrole: 45.4-result)

Example: metaphorical freezing

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

        Under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations law, or RICO, [the government]-1 has the authority *trace*-1 to seek *trace*-1 to freeze or seize a defendant's assets before trial.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: freeze
        Arg1: a defendant 's assets

Example: all args

        John froze the water solid.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: froze
        Arg1: the water
        Arg2: solid

Example: arg 1

        And the agency , which operated throughout fiscal 1989 with a $360 million budget shortfall, has been under a hiring freezesince last fall .

        Arg1: hiring
        Rel: freeze

Example: arg 1 again

        The plan would impose a brief freeze on physician fees.

        Argm-tmp: brief
        Rel: freeze
        Arg1: on physician fees

Example: arg1

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

        oh it 's freezing

        Argm-dis: oh
        Arg1: it
        Rel: freezing

Roleset id: freeze.02 , block, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

freeze.02: FREEZE-V NOTES: No VNcls. (from freeze.02-v)


freeze (v.)Activity_pause


        Arg0-PAG: blocker, Agent
        Arg1-PPT: Theme (action or object being stopped)
        Arg2-PRD: attribute of arg1
        Arg3-MNR: Instrument

Example: passive

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        John-1 was frozen *trace*-1 out of graduating by his advisor's animosity. And the fact that John didn't do any of his work.

        Rel: frozen
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg2: out of graduating
        Arg3: by his advisor's animosity

Predicate: freeze_over

Roleset id: freeze_over.03 , freeze completely, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

freeze_over.03: FREEZE_OVER-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. No VNcls. (from freeze.03-v)


freeze_over (v.)


        Arg1-PAG: thing freezing over

Example: the arg

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

        When-1 hell freezes over *-1 .

        Arg1: hell
        Rel: [freezes] [over]
        Argm-tmp: *-1