Predicate: halt

Roleset id: halt.01 , stop, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

halt.01: HALT-V NOTES: Verbnet class other_cos-45.4, stop-55.4. Comparison with 'stop'.VN, FN updated by Julia. (from halt.01-v) HALT-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to halt.01-v. VN classes stop-55.1 and other_cos-45.4. FN class process_stop. Framed by Katie. (from halt.01-n)


halt (v.)Halt Activity_stop
halt (n.)process_stop


        Higher numbered args might or might not occur; refer to 'stop' forusage of them. (from halt.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: causer of stopping (vnrole: 55.4-agent, 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: Theme (action or object being stopped) (vnrole: 55.4-theme, 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: Instrument, if separate from arg0 (vnrole: 45.4-instrument, 55.4-instrument)

Example: transitive active

        While program trades swiftly kicked in, a ``circuit breaker'' that-1 *trace*-1 halted trading in stock futures in Chicago made some program trading impossible.

        Arg0: *trace*-1 (= that)
        Argm-slc: that -> a ``circuit breaker''
        Rel: halted
        Arg1: trading in stock futures in Chicago

Example: passivized

        Cineplex traded on the New York Stock Exchange at $11.25 a share, up $1.125, before trading-1 was halted *trace*-1.

        Rel: halted
        Arg1: *trace*

Example: Most args

        the Chicago Mercantile Exchange 's halt in stock-index futures

        Arg0: the Chicago Mercantile Exchange 's
        Rel: halt
        Arg1: in stock-index futures

Example: Arg 1 modifying the rel

        the futures-trading halt

        Arg1: futures-trading
        Rel: halt

Example: Arg 1 only

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

        an oil export halt

        Arg1: oil export
        Rel: halt

Roleset id: halt.02 , halt from, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

halt.02: HALT-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on WSJ. Comparison to stop.03-- note the syntactic difference between stop.01 and stop.03. No. Vncls. (from halt.02-v)


halt (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: primary agent, preventer
        Arg1-PPT: secondary agent, entity coming to to a halt
        Arg2-PPT: action secondary agent is kept from

Example: All args

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

        Gold and silver broker Preston Semel asked [a federal court]-1 *PRO*-1 to halt the Commodity Exchange from imposing a record $ 550,000 fine on his firm .

        Arg0: *PRO*-1
        Rel: halt
        Arg1: the Commodity Exchange
        Arg2: from imposing a record $ 550,000 fine on his firm