Predicate: utilize

Roleset id: utilize.01 , to put to use, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

utilize.01: UTILIZE-V NOTES: Member of Vncls use-105. (from utilize.01-v) UTILIZATION-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry utilize.01, OntoNotes sense grouping utilization.01; maps to VN class use-105. Framed by Claire. (from utilization.01-n)


utilize (v.)Using
utilization (n.)


        Mentions of actual utilization "for ..." should be tagged as argM-PRP. (from utilization.01-n)
        Arg0-PAG: user, agent (vnrole: 105-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity utilized (vnrole: 105-Theme)

Example: utilize-v: transitive

        person: ns,  tense: future,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        In addition , the two companies will develop new steam turbine technology , such as the plants ordered [*] by Florida Power , and even utilize each other 's plants at times [*-1]to take advantage of currency fluctuations .

        Argm-dis: In addition
        Arg0: the two companies
        Argm-mod: will
        Argm-adv: even
        Rel: utilize
        Arg1: each other 's plants
        Argm-tmp: at times
        Argm-prp: [*-1] to take advantage of currency fluctuations

Example: utilization-n: NP only

        capacity utilization

        Arg1: capacity
        Rel: utilization

Example: utilization-n: With Purpose

        The rate of utilization of the aquifer to irrigate crops has increased in recent years.

        Rel: utilization
        Arg1: of the aquifer
        Argm-prp: to irrigate crops

Example: utilization-n: No mention of purpose.

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

        The project will benefit from our utilization of Bob's expertise.

        Arg0: our
        Rel: utilization
        Arg1: of Bob's expertise

Predicate: utilitarian

Roleset id: utilitarian.02 , designed for use, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

utilitarian.02: UTILITARIAN-J NOTES: Added automatically by Julia. Related to utilize-v (from utilitarian.01-j)


utilitarian (j.)


        Arg1-PPT: utilitarian entity


        The interface we built was "utilitarian" -- and that's putting it nicely.