Predicate: ordain

Roleset id: ordain.01 , to dictate, dictum, decree, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ordain.01: ORDAIN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'ordain' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from ordain.01-v predicate notes) ORDINANCE-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-6. (from ordinance.01-n)


ordain (v.)
ordinance (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: dictator, agent (vnrole: 29.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing dictated (vnrole: 29.1-Theme)

Example: transitive

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        `` ` God has not yet ordained that I should have earnings , ' he tells his worried mother [*T*-1] . ''

        Arg0: God
        ArgM-NEG: not
        ArgM-TMP: yet
        Rel: ordained
        Arg1: that I should have earnings

Example: arg0

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

        Local city governments are urged to update their ordinance to allow residential chickens as domestic pets.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: ordinance