## Predicate: divide

#### Roleset id: divide.01 , mathematics, mathematical dividing, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

divide.01: DIVIDE-V NOTES: Based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Comparison with math sense of 'add'.Member of VNcls multiply-108-1. (from divide.01-v) DIVIDING-N NOTES: (from dividing.01-n)

#### Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
dividing (n.)
divide (v.)

#### Roles:

Arg0-PAG: entity performing calculation (vnrole: 108-1-agent)
Arg1-PPT: first operand (vnrole: 108-1-theme)
Arg2-PPT: second operand, divided-by (vnrole: 108-1-theme)
Arg3-PRD: resulting quantity, answer to math problem

#### Example: ARG0 and ARG1 and ARG2

Corresponding to the fall in profit rates was -- in the early 1980s -- the drop in the number arrived at if you divide the market value of firms by the replacement costs of their assets , the famous Q ratio associated with Prof. James Tobin .

Arg0: you
Rel: divide
Arg1: the market value of firms
Arg2: by the replacement costs of their assets

#### Example: All args

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

In Part A you just divided the mass by the volume to get density.

Argm-loc: In Part A
Arg0: you
Argm-adv: just
Rel: divide
Arg1: the mass
Arg2: by the volume
Arg3: to get density

#### Example: nominal math

What results from the dividing of 4 by 2?.

Rel: dividing
Arg1: 4
Arg2: by 2

#### Roleset id: divide.02 , separate, separated; suffering disunity, causing separation, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

divide.02: DIVIDE-V NOTES: Based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Member of VNcls separate-23.1-1, other_cos-45.4. (from divide.02-v) DIVIDED-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WSJ data. Corresponds to VNcls separate-23.1-1, other_cos-45.4. (from divided.01-j) DIVIDING-N NOTES: (from dividing.02-n) DIVISION-N NOTES: Corresponds with divide.02. Framed by anwen april 2011 (from division.01-n) DIVISIVE-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-1, divide-v.02. Corresponds to VNcls VNcls separate-23.1-1, other_cos-45.4. (from divisive.01-j)

#### Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
division (n.)
dividing (n.)
divide (v.)Separation
divided (j.)
divisive (j.)

#### Roles:

Arg0 differs from the verb frame in that it is more likely to be a subject matter/cause than agent. Arg3 not present in the verb frame. (from divided.01-j)
Arg2 from divide-v.02 and Arg3 from divided-j.01 not expected to occur, and have been omitted. (from divisive.01-j)

Arg0-CAU: topic/causer/agent of division (vnrole: 23.1-1-agent, 45.4-agent)
Arg1-PPT: separated entity (vnrole: 23.1-1-patient, 45.4-patient)
Arg2-GOL: divided among/ between
Arg3-DIR: other entity separated from (vnrole: 23.1-1-co-patient)

#### Example: all args

As part of its reorganization this week, Western Digital has divided its business into two segments -- storage products, including controllers and disk drives; and microcomputer products, which include graphics, communications and peripheral control chips.

Argm-adv: As part of its reorganization this week
Arg0: Western Digital
Rel: divided
Arg1: its business
Arg2: into two segments -- storage products, including controllers and disk drives; and microcomputer products, which include graphics, communications and peripheral control chips

#### Example: passivized

[The group]-1 is divided *trace*-1 primarily between software, semiconductors and computers.

Rel: divided
Arg1: *trace*-1
Argm-adv: primarily
Arg2: between software, semiconductors and computers

#### Example: active, no arg2

[Herbert M. Baum, the 53-year-old president of the company's Campbell U.S.A. unit, and Edwin L. Harper, 47, the chief financial officer,]-1 will run Campbell as a team, *trace*-1 dividing responsibilities rather evenly until a successor is named.

Arg0: *trace*-1
Rel: dividing
Arg1: responsibilities
Argm-mnr: rather evenly
Argm-tmp: until a successor is named

#### Example: args 0, 1

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

The House and Senate are divided over whether the United Nations Population Fund will receive any portion of these appropriations , but the size of the increase is itself significant .

Arg1: The House and Senate
Rel: divided
Arg0: over whether the United Nations Population Fund will receive any portion of these appropriations

#### Example:

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

Loyalties are divided between teachers and patient

Arg1: Loyalties
Rel: divided
Arg2: between teachers and patient

#### Example: All Args

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

Fluffy's division of the sheep into white sheep and black sheep was executed flawlessly, and she won the sheepherding competition.

Arg0: Fluffy's
Rel: division
Arg1: of the sheep
Arg2: into white sheep and black sheep

#### Example: just arg0, typical

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

Australians voted against becoming a republic in a 1999 referendum , but [the issue]-1 continues [*-1]to be divisive .

Arg0: [*-1]
Rel: divisive

#### Example: both args

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

Such sexual tension was divisive of the civil rights movement;

Arg0: Such sexual tension
Rel: divisive
Arg1: of the civil rights movement

## Predicate: divide_up

#### Roleset id: divide_up.03 , separate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

divide_up.03: DIVIDE_UP-V NOTES: No VNcls. (from divide.03-v) DIVIDING_UP-N NOTES: (from dividing.03-n)

#### Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
dividing_up (n.)
divide_up (v.)

#### Roles:

Same Args as divide.02. (from divide.03-v)
Arg0-PAG: agent, divider
Arg1-PPT: entity divided up 2
Arg2-GOL: smaller units arg 1 is divided into/among

#### Example: Passive

* Remember that most modern people live long lives that-1 can be divided *-1 up into many stages.

Argm-mod: can
Rel: [divided][up]
Arg1: *-1 (= that)
Argm-slc: that -> long lives
Arg2: into many stages