Predicate: infer

Roleset id: infer.01 , deduce, come to believe, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

infer.01: INFER-V NOTES: Frames file for 'infer' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry, Framenet entry Coming to believe. (from infer.01-v predicate notes)


infer (v.)
inference (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity now believing something (vnrole: 29.5-1-Agent, 97.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: belief (vnrole: 29.5-1-Theme, 97.2-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: source of belief (vnrole: 97.2-Source)

Example: passive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        [Agreement, disapproval, boredom and distraction all]-1 can be inferred [*-1]from the subjects' twist of a dial.

        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: inferred
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg2: from the subjects' twist of a dial

Example: active

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

        Mary inferred John's role in ``The Pasta Incident'' from his guilty expression.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: inferred
        Arg1: John's role in ``The Pasta Incident''
        Arg2: from his guilty expression