Predicate: distribute

Roleset id: distribute.01 , distribute, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

distribute.01: DISTRIBUTE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'distribute' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No access to verbnet. Comparison to 'pass out'. (from distribute.01-v predicate notes) DISTRIBUTION-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to 'distribute.01'. Vn class contribute-13.2-1. FN class dispersal. Framed by Katie. (from distribution.01-n)


distribution (n.)dispersal
distribute (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: distributor (vnrole: 13.2-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing distributed (vnrole: 13.2-1-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: distributed to (vnrole: 13.2-1-Recipient)

Example: active, no benefactive

        RMS distributes electronic devices and produces power supplies and plastic literature displays.

        Arg0: RMS
        Rel: distributes
        Arg1: electronic devices

Example: passive, with benefactive

        The candy businesses had sales of about $154 million last year, which was roughly 12% of total revenue for RJR's Planters LifeSavers unit, according to [a memorandum]-1 distributed *trace*-1 by RJR's owner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts& Co., to bankers last December.

        Rel: distributed
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg0: by RJR's owner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts& Co.
        Arg2: to bankers
        ArgM-TMP: last December

Example: Args 0 and 1

        my asset distribution

        Arg0: my
        Arg1: asset
        Rel: distribution

Example: Args 1 and 2

        the pro rata distribution of increases to all members

        Argm-mnr: pro rata
        Rel: distribution
        Arg1: of increases
        Arg2: to all members

Example: Arg 1 and 2 again

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

        The distribution of expense account money to local elected representatives and village and neighborhood chiefs

        Rel: distribution
        Arg1: of expense account money
        Arg2: to local elected representatives and village and neighbothood chiefs