Predicate: squelch

Roleset id: squelch.01 , stifle, suppress, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

squelch.01: SQUELCH-V NOTES: Frames file for 'squelch' based on sentences in wsj. This sense corresponds to VN class subjugate-42.3. Framenet entry Motion noise. Also member of VN sound emission class, but that class is not relevant to this sense. (from squelch.01-v)


squelch (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: squelcher, agent (vnrole: 42.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing squelched (vnrole: 42.3-Patient)

Example: active

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

        The ``Fairness'' Doctrine's enthusiasts are incumbents in the House who know the rules squelch lively discussions on broadcasts, deterring feisty challengers.

        Arg0: the rules
        Rel: squelch
        Arg1: lively discussions on broadcasts
        Argm-adv: deterring feisty challengers

Example: passive

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

        [Mail-order ministers]-1 have been squelched *trace*-1.

        Rel: squelched
        Arg1: *trace*