Predicate: motivate

Roleset id: motivate.01 , impelled action, giving inspiration, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

motivate.01: MOTIVATE-V NOTES: The unstated action seems to default to "whatever arg1 does". (from motivate.01-v) MOTIVATION-N NOTES: motivate.01 (from motivation.01-n) MOTIVATED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from motivated.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
motivated (j.)
motivate (v.)
motivation (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: motivation (vnrole: 59-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: impelled agent (vnrole: 59-patient)
        Arg2-PRD: impelled action (vnrole: 59-result)

Example: all args

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

        Jeffrey Nichols, president of APMS Canada, Toronto precious metals advisers, said there is little *trace* *trace* to motivate gold traders to buy the metal.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: *trace* -> little
        Rel: motivate
        Arg1: gold traders
        Arg2: to buy the metal

Example: unstated action

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

        But cosmetics firms still have one big marketing edge: They motivate sales people with commissions.

        Arg0: They
        Rel: motivate
        Arg1: sales people
        Argm-mnr: with commissions

Example: passive, unstated action

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

        [The workers]-1 can be motivated *trace*-1, and the company reach its full potential, only when management embraces the employees' perspective.

        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: motivated
        Arg1: *trace*

Example: Arg0,1,2

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

        Because of Rev. Johnson's interest in civic and political affairs, and his motivation of the congregation toward civic pride, the church continued to thrive.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: motivation
        Arg1: of the congregation
        Arg2: toward civic pride

Roleset id: motivate.02 , justify, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

motivate.02: MOTIVATE-V NOTES: Rolesets might be difficult to distinguish in the transitive.Ontology of the arg1 might be the key: only agentive entities canappear in arg1 of motivate.01, while objects and actions canappear as arg1 of motivate.02. I'm not certain if agentive entitiescould appear as arg1 of motivate.02, but if they did, their agentivestatus would be external to the act of motivation. (from motivate.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
motivate (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: justifier
        Arg1-PPT: decision or attitude being shown to be right
        Arg2-MNR: explicit instrument
        Arg3-PRD: secondary predication on arg1
        Arg4-GOL: benefactive, justified to

Example: only transitive

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

        The UEP declines to comment, but the group's attorney, Alfred Frawley, says [the group's actions]-1 are motivated *trace*-1 solely by ``health concerns.''

        Rel: motivated
        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-adv: solely
        Arg0: by health concerns

Example: all args

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

        John motivated his dissertation to his committee as worthy of consideration by calling it "super way-cool".

        Arg0: John
        Rel: motivated
        Arg1: his dissertation
        Arg4: to his committee
        Arg3: as worthy of consideration
        Arg2: by calling it "super way-cool"