Predicate: modify

Roleset id: modify.01 , change, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

modify.01: MODIFY-V NOTES: Name that movie! (from modify.01-v) MODIFICATION-N NOTES: modify.01 (from modification.01-n)


modify (v.)
modification (n.)
make_modification (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of transformation
        Arg1-PPT: thing changing
        Arg2-PRD: end state
        Arg3-DIR: start state

Example: just transitive

        Sea Containers said the offer will proceed after the Bermuda Supreme Court lifts or modifies an interim injunction restraining the company from buying its shares.

        Arg0: the Bermuda Supreme Court
        Rel: modifies
        Arg1: an interim injunction restraining the company from buying its shares

Example: with start and end states

        John modified his Jaguar from a sportster to a hearse.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: modified
        Arg1: his Jaguar
        Arg3: from a sportster
        Arg2: to a hearse

Example: Arg0,1

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

        Although Henry George accepted the principal hard core assumptions of the classical scientific research program, his modification of the program was premised on a new hard core proposition which rejected the equivalence between economic and social welfare established by classical economics.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: modification
        Arg1: of the program