Predicate: impede

Roleset id: impede.01 , hinder, try to stop, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

impede.01: IMPEDE-V NOTES: I'm going to get in trouble for this example, I just know it. Onlyuse "instrument" when it is clearly separate from the agent. (from impede.01-v) IMPEDIMENT-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on impede-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls forbid-67. (from impediment.01-n)


impediment (n.)Hindering
impede (v.)


        arg3-instrument omitted. Use MNR if it comes up. Arg2-secondary predication not expected to occur in nominalizations, so also omitted. If you see an instance that requires both arg1 and arg2, send it in. (from impediment.01-n)
        Arg0-PAG: entity attempting to stop something (vnrole: 67-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: Theme (action or object being prevented) (vnrole: 67-theme)
        Arg2-PRD: secondary predication or action
        Arg3-MNR: instrument

Example: usually just transitive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        ``The purpose of the bill is to put the brakes on airline acquisitions that would so load a carrier up with debt that it would impede safety or a carrier's ability to compete,'' Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt, R., Ark. said.

        Arg0: it
        Argm-mod: would
        Rel: impede
        Arg1: safety or a carrier's ability to compete

Example: with instrument?

        John impeded Mary from studying with his incessant pleas for sex.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: impeded
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: from studying
        Arg3: with his incessant pleas for sex

Example: just arg1

        budget impediments

        Arg1: budget
        Rel: impediments

Example: both args

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

        When the dams were built upon the Snake River, their impediment of the flow of the river made for deeper water, and calmer currents.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: impediment
        Arg1: of the flow of the river