Predicate: muzzle

Roleset id: muzzle.01 , make unable to speak, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

muzzle.01: MUZZLE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'muzzle' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 9.9, 22.4. (from muzzle.01-v predicate notes)


muzzle (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of speaking inability (vnrole: 9.9-Agent, 22.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity no longer able to speak (vnrole: 9.9-Destination, 22.4-Patient)
        Arg2-PPT: explicit mention of muzzle proper (vnrole: 9.9-Theme)

Example: just transitive

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

        In any case, he's likely to find that the more he muzzles his colleagues, the more leaks will pop up all around Washington, a lesson once learned by Henry Kissinger.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: muzzles
        Arg1: his colleagues

Example: ARG2

        she then muzzled him with the cloth.

        Arg0: she
        Argm-tmp: then
        Rel: muzzled
        Arg1: him
        Arg2: with the cloth.