Predicate: merge

Roleset id: merge.01 , combine, mix, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

merge.01: MERGE-V NOTES: Based on financial subcorpus. Member of VNcls mix-22.1-1-1. (from merge.01-v) MERGING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. Corresponds to VNcls mix-22.1-1-1. (from merging.01-n) MERGER-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from merger.01-n)


merging (n.)
merge (v.)Cause_to_amalgamate Amalgamation
merger (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, mixer (vnrole: 22.1-1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: ingredient one (vnrole: 22.1-1-1-Patient)
        Arg2-PPT: ingredient two (vnrole: 22.1-1-1-co-patient)
        Arg3-PRD: end product

Example: ergative, two ingredients

        The bank stocks got a boost when Connecticut Bank& Trust and Bank of New England said they no longer oppose pending legislation that would permit banks from other regions to merge with Connecticut and Massachusetts banks.

        Arg1: banks from other regions
        Rel: merge
        Arg2: with Connecticut and Massachusetts banks

Example: ergative, merged args

        The two banks merged in 1985.

        Arg1: The two banks
        Rel: merged
        Argm-tmp: in 1985

Example: agentive, separate ingredients

        The offer is in limbo, however, because LIN-1 has agreed *trace*-1 to merge its cellular-phone businesses with BellSouth Corp.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: merge
        Arg1: its cellular-phone businesses
        Arg2: with BellSouth Corp

Example: agentive, merged args

        In addition to the usual array of defenses, including a so-called poison pill and a staggered board, Nekoosa has another takeover defense: a Maine state law barring [hostile bidders]-1 from *trace*-1 merging acquired businesses for five years.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: merging
        Arg1: acquired businesses
        Argm-tmp: for five years

Example: all ingredients in arg1

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

        interesting book ... last child in the woods ... talk about how this generation has accepted the merging of man / machine / animals .... that there are about 2000 patented life forms ...

        Rel: merging
        Arg1: of man/ machine/ animals