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Frame Element Description
Frame ElementAddressee
Identifier0000000679
ParentCognizer
Number of Definitions36
Number of Children5
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Definitions of Addressee
FrameTypeDefinition
AdducingPThe Addressee is the person to whom the Speaker identifies the filler of a Role .
Attempt_suasionCThe person that the Speaker seeks to influence to act.
Body_movementEAddressee only occurs in the Body-movement frame in sentences which are blends with Communication. Where it occurs, it is typically a PP Complement:
BraggingPThe Addressee is the person to whom the Speaker communicated a message.
CandidnessPThe Addressee is the person to whom the Message is communicated. This FE often remains unexpressed. When expressed, it normally takes the form of a PP Complement headed by with .
CommitmentCThe Speaker's commitment can be made to an Addressee. With those words which allow this frame element to be expressed, Addressee usually occurs as a PP Complement headed by to or the (Indirect) Object of verbs: Kim made a promise to me . Kim promised me that everything would be okay.
CommunicationPThe Addressee receives a Message from the Communicator .
Communication_mannerCAddressee is the person to whom the Speaker is communicating. When expressed, the Addressee occurs as a PP Complement:
Communication_meansCAddressee is the person to whom the Message is communicated. When this FE is expressed, it often appears in a prepositional phrase introduced by to, or as the direct object, or as the first object in a double object construction.
Communication_noisePThe Addressee refers to the one toward whom the Communication_noise is directed. Addressee generally occurs in to or at PPs.
Communication_responseCThis is the person to whom the response is communicated. When expressed, this FE occurs as the direct object of a Target verb, or in a prepositional phrase introduced by "to":
ComplainingPThe Addressee is the person to whom the Complaint is communicated.
ContactingCThe person that receives the message from the Communicator .
Convey_importancePThe Addressee is the audience to which the Speaker communicates the Message .
EncodingPThe Addressee is the person to whom the communication is directed.
Expressing_publiclyPThe Addressee is the person to whom the Content is communicated.
GestureCThis is the person to whom a non-verbal Message is communicated. It may be expressed as an NP Object or as a PP Complement: The teacher gestured us into the room. The teacher gestured to us to enter the room.
Judgment_communicationPThe Addressee hears the judgement from the Communicator .
Judgment_direct_addressCThe Addressee is jduged by the Communicator and receives the message of approval or disapproval.
Make_noiseEAddressee identifies the intended audience of an event of making a noise as a communicative signal.
MentionEThe Addressee receives a Message from the Communicator .
PrevaricationCThe person that receives a Message from the Speaker.
QuestioningCThe Addressee is most frequently the NP Object of a target verb. However, with the verb inquire , Addressee can only occur as an of -PP and with a noun target, Addressee occurs in a PP Complement or as a possessive :
Reading_aloudPThe person or people to whom the Speaker is directing his message.
ReasoningPAddressee is the entity before whom the Arguer presents a Content .
RenunciationPThe Addressee is the person to whom the Speaker is communicating. When this FE is expressed, it often appears in a prepositional phrase introduced by "to", or as a direct object.
RequestCIn this frame the Addressee can either occur as an NP Object (usually with a following complement clause) or as a PP Complement of verbs or nouns.
Reveal_secretPThe Addressee is the person to whom the Information is revealed.
Spelling_and_pronouncingEThe person that the Speaker is producing the Formal_realization for.
StatementEThe Addressee is the person to whom the Message is communicated. When this FE is expressed, it often appears in a prepositional phrase introduced by "to", or as a direct object.
SuasionCThe person that the Speaker seeks to influence to act.
Successfully_communicate_messageCThe Addressee receives a Message from the Communicator .
SummarizingPThe Communicator communicates the summary to the Addressee .
Talking_intoCThe person that the Speaker seeks to influence to act.
TellingCThe Addressee receives the Message from the Speaker .
Text_creationEThis is the person to whom the Message is communicated. When this FE is expressed, it often appears in a prepositional phrase introduced by to, or as the direct object, or as the first object in a double object construction.