Predicate: assign

Roleset id: assign.01 , give, associate with, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

assign.01: ASSIGN-V NOTES: Verbnet entry 13.3, other framed members include allocate, award, concede, grant, promise and vote. Comparison to those. No Framenet entry. (from assign.01-v) ASSIGNMENT-N NOTES: Roleset based on assign.01, ON grouping assignment-n senses 1, 2, 3,& 6; maps to VN class future_having-13.3. Framed by Claire. (from assignment.01-n)


assign (v.)
assignment (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, assigner (vnrole: 13.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing assigned (vnrole: 13.3-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: assigned to (vnrole: 13.3-Goal)

Example: all args

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

        It also owns Moody's Investors Service, which *trace*-1 assigns credit-ratings to bonds and preferred stock; A.C. Nielsen, known for its data on television-viewing patterns, and Yellow-pages publisher Donnelley.

        Arg0: *trace*-1 (= which)
        Argm-slc: which -> Moody's Investors Service
        Rel: assigns
        Arg1: credit-ratings
        Arg2: to bonds and preferred stock

Example: Args 1 & 2

        RJR Nabisco Inc. awarded its national broadcast media-buyingassignment to FCB/Leber Katz Partners , the New York outpost ofChicago-based Foote , Cone& Belding .

        Arg1: national broadcast media-buying
        Rel: assignment
        Arg2: to FCB/Leber Katz Partners , the New York outpost of Chicago-based Foote , Cone& Belding

Example: NP only, args 1 & 2

        Mr. Boyd 's first directorial assignment as the theater 's newartistic director

        Arg2: Mr. Boyd 's
        Rel: assignment
        Arg1: as the theater 's new artistic director

Example: ARG1 and ARG0 and ARG2

        The role society assigned to men emphasized accomplishments in the outside world , so it was only legitimate for men to learn how to make a living .

        Arg1: The role
        Arg0: society
        Rel: assigned
        Arg2: to men

Example: All arguments

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

        Their assignment of the railroad's holdings to the creditors was very complicated.

        Arg0: Their
        Rel: assignment
        Arg1: of the railroad's holding
        Arg2: to the creditors

Example: Args 1, 2, new semantics

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

        The assignment of the right name to this new product is very important.

        Rel: assignment
        Arg1: of the right name
        Arg2: to this new product