Predicate: obligate

Roleset id: obligate.01 , impelled action, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

obligate.01: OBLIGATE-V NOTES: The only difference between 'oblige' and 'obligate' is that the lattercan only occur in the passive. The former also prefers the passive,though. (from obligate.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
obligate (v.)
obligation (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 59-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: obligated, impelled agent (vnrole: 59-Patient)
        Arg2-PRD: obligation, impelled action (vnrole: 59-Result)

Example: always passive

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

        Thus, [an institution]-1 obligated *trace*-1 to make fixed-rate interest payments on debt swaps the payments with another making floating-rate payments.

        Rel: obligated
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg2: to make fixed-rate interest payments on debt