pm#thing_that_can_be_seen_as_a_relation  usable as relation type
  supertype:  pm#thing_playing_some_role  category to classify things according to roles/viewpoints; classification under this category is application-dependant
  subtype:  pm#thing_that_can_be_seen_as_a_function  a node cannot be source of 2 comparable relations of such types and having different destinations
     subtype:  pm#contact_point__contactpoint
        subtype:  pm#phone_No
        subtype:  pm#fax_No
        subtype:  pm#email_address__emailaddres
        subtype:  #address__addres  the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
     subtype:  #employer  a person or firm that employs workers
        subtype:  #hirer__boss  a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job"
        subtype:  #master  directs the work of other
        subtype:  #mistress  a woman master who directs the work of others
        subtype:  #padrone  an employer who exploits Italian immigrants in the U.S.
        subtype:  #slave_driver.employer__slavedriver__simonlegree  a cruel employer who demands excessive work from the employees
     subtype:  #seller__marketer__vender__vendor__trafficker  someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
        subtype:  #ticket_agent__booking_clerk__bookingclerk  someone who sells tickets (e.g., theater seats or travel accommodations)
        subtype:  #cosmetician  someone who sells or applies cosmetics
        subtype:  #flower_girl.seller__flowergirl  a woman who sells flowers in the street
        subtype:  #fruiterer  (British) a person who sells fruit
        subtype:  #cheap-jack__cheapjack__huckster  a seller of shoddy goods
        subtype:  #pedlar__peddler__hawker__pitchman  someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
        subtype:  #selling_agent__sellingagent  someone who sells goods (on commission) for others
        subtype:  #trafficker__dealer  a seller of illicit goods; "a trafficker in stolen cars"
        subtype:  #underseller  a seller that sells at a lower price than others do; "he went all over town looking for undersellers"
     subtype:  #price__cost__toll  value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something: "the cost in human life was enormous"; "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"
        subtype:  #death_toll__deathtoll  the number of deaths resulting from some particular cause such as an accident or a battle or a natural disaster
        subtype:  #monetary_value__price__cost  the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold): "the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"
     subtype:  #license__permit  a legal document giving official permission to do something
        subtype:  #building_permit  a document authorizing the holder to construct a building of a particular kind on a particular lot
        subtype:  #driver's_license__driving_license  a license authorizing the bearer to drive a motor vehicle
        subtype:  #fishing_license__fishinglicense__fishing_permit__fishingpermit  a license authorizing the bearer to fish during a specified period of time
        subtype:  #hunting_license__hunting_permit__huntingpermit__game_license  a license authorizing the bearer to kill a certain type of animal during a specified period of time
        subtype:  #learner's_permit__learner'spermit  a document authorizing the bearer to learn to drive an automobile
        subtype:  #letter_of_marque__letters_of_marque__letter_of_mark_and_reprisal  a license to a private citizen to seize property of another nation
        subtype:  #liquor_license  a license authorizing the holder to sell alcoholic beverages
        subtype:  #marriage_license__wedding_license__weddinglicense  a license authorizing a man and a woman to marry
        subtype:  #occupation_license  a license to pursue a particular occupation
        subtype:  #liberty_chit__libertychit__pass  a permit to enter or leave a military installation; "he had to show his pass in order to get out"
        subtype:  is#software_license
  subtype:  pm#attribute_or_quality_or_measure  e.g., mass, mass unit, 1 kg, frequency, [2-3] hz, color, blue, speed, 1 m/s
     subtype:  pm#time_measure__temporal_attribute_or_quality_or_measure  temporal duration or positions of time_points and time_intervals along the universal timeline
        subtype:  sumo#time_measure
        subtype:  #time  the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
        subtype:  #time_period__period__period_of_time  an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of his recovery"
     subtype:  pm#physical/spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure  e.g., mass/length/color measure; here are most of the subtypes of #property.attribute, e.g., #visual_property
        subtype:  dl#physical_quality__PQ  e.g., weight, color, as attributes
        subtype:  dl#physical_region__PR  e.g., 2 meters, 3.5 kg, [2-3] hz
        subtype:  menu#physical_characteristic  this category is for menu-generation purposes
        subtype:  pm#living_entity_attribute_or_quality_or_measure
        subtype:  pm#spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure  e.g., length measure in meters
        subtype:  pm#physical/spatial_unit_of_measure
        subtype:  pm#physical_process_attribute_or_quality_or_measure
     subtype:  pm#process_attribute_or_quality_or_measure  e.g., a speed measure
        subtype:  pm#physical_process_attribute_or_quality_or_measure
        subtype:  is#digitisation_parameter
     subtype:  pm#psychological_attribute_or_quality_or_measure
        subtype:  pm#unit_of_measure_for_a_psychological_attribute
     subtype:  pm#social_attribute_or_quality_or_measure
        subtype:  pm#identifier__id
        subtype:  pm#unit_of_measure_for_a_social_attribute
     subtype:  pm#modality_measure  e.g., pm#never is as an instance
        subtype:  pm#temporal_modality_measure
        subtype:  pm#physical_possibility
     subtype:  pm#numeric_attribute__numericattribute
        subtype:  pm#latitude
        subtype:  pm#longitude
        subtype:  pm#ID_number
        subtype:  pm#star_rating
        subtype:  pm#minimum_number_of_nights
     subtype:  pm#unit_of_measure   Any kind of unit of measure, metre, dollar, kilogram, etc. 
        subtype:  pm#unit_of_time_duration  the class of all unit of measures used to measure time, e.g., minute, second, hour, etc.
        subtype:  pm#physical/spatial_unit_of_measure
        subtype:  pm#unit_of_measure_for_a_process
        subtype:  pm#unit_of_measure_for_a_psychological_attribute
        subtype:  pm#unit_of_measure_for_a_social_attribute
        subtype:  #unit_of_measurement__unit  any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
        subtype:  aktp#Currency
     subtype:  sumo#Attribute
        subtype:  sumo#internal_attribute  any attribute of an entity that is an internal property of the entity, e.g., its shape, its color, its fragility, etc
        subtype:  sumo#relational_attribute  any attribute that an entity has by virtue of a relationship that it bears to another entity or set of entities, e.g., social_roles and positional_attributes
        subtype:  dl#quality__Q  an attribute/dimension of something, e.g., its color, but not the measure of this color
     subtype:  sumo#quantity  any specification of how many or how much of something there is
        subtype:  pm#atomic_ADT__atomic_abstract_data_type
        subtype:  sumo#physical_quantity  a measure of some quantifiable aspect of the modeled world, such as 'the earth's diameter' (a constant length) and 'the stress in a loaded deformable solid' (a measure of stress, which is a function of three spatial coordinates); physical_quantities need not be material, e.g., amounts of money (in specified currencies) would be instances of sumo#physical_quantity
     subtype:  #measure__quantity__amount__quantum  how much there is of something that you can measure
        subtype:  #probability.measure__chance  a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; "what is the probability of rain?"; "we have a good chance of winning"
        subtype:  #economic_value__value  the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else; "he tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices"
        subtype:  #fundamental_quantity__fundamentalquantity__fundamentalmeasure  one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
        subtype:  #definite_quantity  a specific measure of amount
        subtype:  #indefinite_quantity  an estimated quantity
        subtype:  #relative_quantity  a quantity relative to some purpose
        subtype:  #cordage.measure  the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords
        subtype:  #octane_number__octane_rating  a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
        subtype:  #linear_measure__long_measure  a measure of length
        subtype:  #magnetic_flux  a measure of the strength of a magnetic field over a given area
        subtype:  #volume  the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; "the gas expanded to twice its original volume"
        subtype:  #volume.measure  a relative amount; "mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water"
        subtype:  #proof.measure  a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)
        subtype:  #playing_period__playingperiod__period_of_play__play  (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
        subtype:  #time_interval__interval  a definite length of time marked off by two instants
     subtype:  #attribute  an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
        subtype:  #trait  a distinguishing feature of one's personal nature
        subtype:  #thing.attribute  any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence: "the thing I like about her is ..."
        subtype:  #common_denominator  an attribute that is common to all members of a category
        subtype:  #personality  the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual; "their different reactions reflected their very different personalities"; "it is his nature to help others"
        subtype:  #cheerfulness__cheer  the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"
        subtype:  #uncheerfulness  not conducive to cheer or good spirits
        subtype:  #ethos__etho  the distinctive spirit of a people or an era; "the Greek ethos"
        subtype:  #quality  an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
        subtype:  #property.attribute  a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
        subtype:  #inheritance.attribute__heritage  any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors; "my only inheritance was my mother's blessing"; "the world's heritage of knowledge"
     subtype:  #property__attribute__dimension  a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished; "self-confidence is not an endearing property"
        subtype:  #quality.property__character__lineament  a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands"
        subtype:  #feature.property__characteristic  a prominent aspect of something: "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics"
     subtype:  #magnitude_relation__magnituderelation__quantitative_relation  a relation between magnitudes
        subtype:  #scale  relative magnitude; "they entertained on a grand scale"
        subtype:  #ratio  the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
        subtype:  #rate  a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
     subtype:  Lingo#property
     subtype:  is#attribute_of_data_model_element
        subtype:  is#data_model_attribute
        subtype:  is#data_model_attribute_domain
        subtype:  is#data_model_relationship_degree
        subtype:  is#data_model_relationship_cardinality__data_model_relationship_maximum_cardinality
        subtype:  is#data_model_relationship_modality__data_model_relationship_minimum_cardinality__datamodelrelationshipminimumcardinality
  subtype:  pm#entity_playing_some_role  e.g., an agent, an owner
     subtype:  pm#owned_entity__ownedentity
        subtype:  #possession  anything owned or possessed
        subtype:  #good_point__goodness__good  that which is good or valuable or useful: "weigh the good against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization"
        subtype:  #bad_point__badpoint__badness__badnes  that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency: "take the bad with the good"
        subtype:  #creation_result__creation  an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
     subtype:  pm#entity_part
        subtype:  pm#physical_entity_part_or_substance
     subtype:  #variable  something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation; "the weather is one variable to be considered"
     subtype:  pm#tool
        subtype:  dl#artifact
        subtype:  #instrument.tool__tool  the means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
        subtype:  is#multimedia_tool
        subtype:  is#system_analysis_and_design_tool
        subtype:  is#workflow_related_tool
     subtype:  pm#situation_result__situationresult
     subtype:  pm#process_recipient__processrecipient  recipient of a process
        subtype:  #recipient__receiver  a person who gets something
     subtype:  pm#process_object__processobject
        subtype:  #depicted_object__subject__content  something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation; "a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"
        subtype:  wfm#case__product
     subtype:  pm#causal_entity__agent  something (animal or software agent) able to act
        subtype:  pm#goal_directed_agent  goal directed causal entity, e.g., a problem solver or an interactional agent
        subtype:  pm#perhaps_goal_directed_causal_entity  e.g., supernatural forces
        subtype:  pm#without_goal_causal_entity  non conscious entity and not AI_Agent
        subtype:  dl#agentive_physical_object__APO  something or someone that can act on its own and produce changes in the world
        subtype:  dl#agentive_social_object__ASO
        subtype:  #computer_code__code  (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
     subtype:  pm#imaginary_entity__imaginaryentity  an entity that has been imagined
        subtype:  pm#imaginary_spatial_entity__imaginaryspatialentity  e.g., a cartoon character
     subtype:  #essential__necessity__requirement__requisite__necessary  anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"
        subtype:  #desideratum  something desired as a necessity; "the desiderata for a vacation are time and money"
        subtype:  #want__need  anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
     subtype:  #inessential__nonessential  anything that is not essential; "they discarded all their inessentials"
        subtype:  #adjunct  something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
     subtype:  #self-contained_entity__thing  a separate and self-contained entity
        subtype:  #anything  a thing of any kind; "do you have anything to declare?"
        subtype:  #something  a thing of some kind; "is there something you want?"
     subtype:  #anticipation  some early entity whose type or style anticipates a later one; "there were many anticipations of Darwinian theory"; "the hour glass was an anticipation of the clock"
     subtype:  #unnamed_thing__unnamedthing__thing  an entity that is not named specifically; "I couldn't tell what the thing was"
        subtype:  #change.thing  a thing that is different; "he inspected several changes before selecting one"
        subtype:  #freshener  anything that freshens
        subtype:  #horror.thing  something that inspires horror; something horrible; "the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him"
        subtype:  #jimhickey__jimdandy__crackerjack  something excellent of its kind; "the bike was a jimdandy"
        subtype:  #security_blanket.thing__securityblanket  (informal) anything that an adult person uses to reduce their anxiety
        subtype:  #stinker  anything that gives off an offensive odor (especially a cheap cigar)
        subtype:  #whacker__whopper  something especially big or impressive of its kind
     subtype:  #holy_of_holies  something that is regarded as inviolable or sacred; "every politician fears to touch that holy of holies, the Social Security System"
     subtype:  #representation  creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
        subtype:  #audiogram  a graphical representation of a person's auditory sensitivity to sound
        subtype:  #copy  a secondary representation of an original; "she made a copy of the designer dress"
        subtype:  #cosmography  a representation of the earth or the heavens; "the cosmography of Ptolemy"
        subtype:  #creche  a representation of Christ's Nativity in the stable at Bethlehem
        subtype:  #cutaway_drawing__cutawaydrawing__cutaway__cutaway_model__cutawaymodel  a representation (drawing or model) of something in which the outside is omitted to reveal the inner parts
        subtype:  #display.representation__presentation  a visual representation of something
        subtype:  #document  anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks
        subtype:  #ecce_homo  a representation (a picture or sculpture) of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns
        subtype:  #effigy__image__simulacrum  a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"
        subtype:  #illustration.representation  a visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand
        subtype:  #map  a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
        subtype:  #model.representation__simulation  representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
        subtype:  #nomogram__nomograph  a graphic representation of numerical relations
        subtype:  #image__picture__ikon  a visual representation of an object or scene or person produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
        subtype:  #pieta  a representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead body of Jesus
        subtype:  #projection.representation  the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction
        subtype:  #rubbing  representation consisting of a copy (as of an engraving) made by laying paper over something and rubbing it with charcoal
        subtype:  #shade.representation  a representation of the effect of shade in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)
        subtype:  #stage_set__stageset__set  representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production; "the sets were meticulously authentic"
        subtype:  #stations_of_the_Cross.representation__stationsofthecros  a representation of the 14 stages in Christ's journey to Calvary
  subtype:  #relation  an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
     subtype:  #social_relation  a relation between living organisms (especially between people)
        subtype:  #communication  something that is communicated between people or groups
        subtype:  #subject_matter__subjectmatter__message__content__substance  what a communication that is about something is about
        subtype:  #relations__relation__dealings  mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups
        subtype:  #professional_relation  the relation that exists when one person requests and is granted professional help from a qualified source
        subtype:  #political_relation__politicalrelation__politics  social relations involving authority or power
        subtype:  #interpersonal_chemistry__interpersonalchemistry__chemistry__alchemy  the way two individuals relate to each other; "their chemistry was wrong from the beginning -- they hated each other"; "a mysterious alchemy brought them together"
     subtype:  #spatial_relation__spatialrelation__position__spatial_property__spatialproperty  the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
        subtype:  #occlusion.position  (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed
        subtype:  #list__tilt__inclination__lean__leaning  the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
        subtype:  #slope__grade  the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree grade"
        subtype:  #placement.position__arrangement  the spatial property of the way in which something is placed: "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs"
        subtype:  #point_of_view  the spatial property of the position from which something is observed
        subtype:  #coincidence  the quality of occupying the same position or area in space; "he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs"
        subtype:  #dead_center__dead_centre  the position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque
        subtype:  #centrality  the property of being central
        subtype:  #marginality  the property of being marginal or on the fringes
        subtype:  #anteriority  the quality of being in front or (in lower animals) toward the head
        subtype:  #posteriority  the quality of being toward the back or (in quadrupeds) toward the rear end
        subtype:  #externality__outwardness  the quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior: "the outwardness of the world"
        subtype:  #inwardness.position  the quality or state of being inward or internal: "the inwardness of the body's organs"
        subtype:  #malposition__misplacement  faulty position
        subtype:  #northernness  the property of being to the north
        subtype:  #southernness  the property of being to the south
        subtype:  #horizontality  the quality of being parallel to the horizon: "houses with a pronounced horizontality"
        subtype:  #verticality__verticalness__erectness__erectnes__uprightnes  position at right angles to the horizon
        subtype:  #slot  a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable; "he developed a version of slot grammar"
        subtype:  #elbow_room__elbowroom__room__way  space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for": "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
        subtype:  #direction  the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
        subtype:  #angular_position__angularposition  relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established
     subtype:  #ownership  the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
        subtype:  #community.ownership  common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions"
        subtype:  #severality  exclusive individual ownership
        subtype:  #property_right  the right of ownership
        subtype:  #proprietorship__proprietary  an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
        subtype:  #employee_ownership  ownership of a business by the people who work for it
        subtype:  #landholding.ownership  ownership of land; the state or fact of owning land
        subtype:  #stockholding  ownership of stocks; the state or fact of holding stock: "prohibition of unrestricted intercorporate stockholding"- W.Z.Ripley
     subtype:  #causality  the relation between causes and effects
     subtype:  #human_relationship__humanrelationship__relationship  a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve (as in "the relationship between inflation and unemployment")) preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness; "the relationship between mothers and children"
        subtype:  #personal_relation__personal_relationship  a relation between persons
     subtype:  #function.relation  a relation such that one thing is dependent on another; "height is a function of age"; "price is a function of supply and demand"
     subtype:  #association.relation  a relation resulting from interaction or dependence; "the host is not always injured by association with a parasite"
     subtype:  #logical_relation__logicalrelation  a relation between logical propositions
        subtype:  #contradictory  two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
        subtype:  #contrary  two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false
        subtype:  #modality.logical_relation__mode  a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
        subtype:  #logical_implication__logicalimplication__implication__conditional_relation__conditionalrelation  a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false
     subtype:  #mathematical_relation  a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)
        subtype:  #mathematical_function__function  a mathematical relation such that each element of one set is associated with at least one element of another set
        subtype:  #parity.mathematical_relation  (mathematics) a relation between a pair of integers: if both integers are odd or both are even they have the same parity; if one is odd and the other is even they have different parity
     subtype:  #foundation  the basis on which something is grounded; "there is little foundation for his objections"
        subtype:  #basis__basi__footing__ground  a relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing" or "he worked on an interim basis"
        subtype:  #grass_roots.foundation__grassroot  the essential foundation or source; "the problem was attacked at the grass roots"
     subtype:  #connection.relation__connexion__connectedness__connectednes  a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
        subtype:  #series.connection  (electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other; "the voltage divider consisted of a series of fixed resistors"
        subtype:  #bond__alliance  a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest: "the shifting alliances within a large family"; "their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them"
        subtype:  #linkage.connection  an associative relation
        subtype:  #communication.connection  a connection allowing access between persons or places; "how many lines of communication can there be among four people?"; "a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms"
        subtype:  #concatenation.connection  the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or events or ideas etc; "it was cause by an improbable concatenation of circumstances"
        subtype:  #bridge.connection  something resembling a bridge in form or function: "his letters provided a bridge across the centuries"
        subtype:  #involvement  a connection of inclusion or containment; "he escaped involvement in the accident"; "there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen"
        subtype:  #relevance__relevancy  the relation of something to the matter at hand
        subtype:  #relatedness__relatednes  a particular manner of connectedness; "the relatedness of all living things"
     subtype:  #unconnectedness__unconnectednes  the lack of a connection between things
        subtype:  #irrelevance  the lack of a relation of something to the matter at hand
        subtype:  #unrelatedness__unrelatednes  the lack of any particular manner of connectedness
     subtype:  #linguistic_relation  a relation between linguistic forms or constituents
        subtype:  #grammatical_relation__grammaticalrelation  a linguistic relation established by grammar
        subtype:  #semantic_relation  a relation between meanings
     subtype:  #component_part__componentpart__part__portion__component  something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"
        subtype:  #language_unit__linguistic_unit  one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
        subtype:  #item.component_part__point  a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list; "he noticed an item in the New York Times"; "she had several items on her shopping list"; "the main point on the agenda was taken up first"
        subtype:  #detail.component_part__particular__item  a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details"
        subtype:  #unit  an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole; "the reduced the number of units and installations"; "the word is a basic linguistic unit"
        subtype:  #member.component_part  anything that belongs to a set or class: "snakes are members of the class Reptilia"; "members of the opposite sex"
        subtype:  #substance.component  the stuff of which an object consists
        subtype:  #remainder__residual__residue__rest  something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"
        subtype:  #subpart  a part of a part
        subtype:  pm#address_part__addresspart
        subtype:  #region  a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
     subtype:  #kinship  a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character: "found a natural affinity with the immigrants"; "felt a deep kinship with the other students"; "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"
        subtype:  #rapport__resonance  relation of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
        subtype:  #sympathy  a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other; "the two of them were in close sympathy"
     subtype:  #family_relationship__kinship  state of relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
        subtype:  #phylogenetic_relation__affinity  (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts: "in anatomical structure prehistoric man shows close affinity with modern humans"
        subtype:  #line_of_descent__descent__filiation  the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
        subtype:  #kinship_by_marriage__affinity  kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship
        subtype:  #consanguinity__blood_kinship__bloodkinship__cognation  related by blood
        subtype:  #parentage__birth  the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
        subtype:  #fatherhood__paternity  the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
        subtype:  #motherhood__maternity  the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
        subtype:  #sistership__sisterhood  the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
        subtype:  #brotherhood.family_relationship  the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
     subtype:  #magnitude_relation__magnituderelation__quantitative_relation  a relation between magnitudes
        subtype:  #scale  relative magnitude; "they entertained on a grand scale"
        subtype:  #ratio  the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
        subtype:  #rate  a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
     subtype:  #control.relation  a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; "measures for the control of disease"; "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"
        subtype:  #prevention.control  control by preventing the occurrence of something; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
     subtype:  #business_relation  a relation between different business enterprises
        subtype:  #competition  a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers; "business competition can be fiendish at times"
        subtype:  #clientage  relation of a client to a patron
     subtype:  #reciprocality__reciprocity  a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
        subtype:  #complementarity  the interrelation of reciprocity whereby one thing supplements or depends on the other; "the complementarity of the sexes"
        subtype:  #correlation__correlativity  a reciprocal relation between two or more things
        subtype:  #interdependence__mutuality__interdependency  a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
        subtype:  #reciprocal__inverse  (math) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the inverse of 7 is 1/7
        subtype:  #mutuality__mutualness  a reciprocality of sentiments; "the mutuality of their affection was obvious"
     subtype:  #interrelation__interrelationship__interrelatedness  mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness: "interrelationships of animal structure and function"
     subtype:  #temporal_relation  a relation involving time
        subtype:  #forerunner__antecedent  anything that precedes something similar in time; "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience"
        subtype:  #chronology.temporal_relation  arrangement of events in time
        subtype:  #synchronism__synchrony__synchronicity__synchroneity__synchronization__synchronisation__synchronizing  the relation that exists when things occur at the same time; "the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves"
        subtype:  #asynchronism__asynchrony__desynchronization__desynchronisation__desynchronizing  the relation that exists when things occur at unrelated times; "the stimulus produced a desynchronizing of the brain waves"
     subtype:  #comparison  relation based on similarities and differences
        subtype:  #imaginative_comparison__imaginativecomparison  the kind of mental comparison that is expressed in similes or metaphors or allegories
     subtype:  #oppositeness__opposition  the relation between opposed entities
        subtype:  #antipode  direct opposite; "quiet: an antipode to focused busyness"
        subtype:  #antithesis  exact opposite; "his theory is the antithesis of mine"
        subtype:  #conflict.oppositeness  opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot); "this form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing"
        subtype:  #direct_contrast__contrast  the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared; "in contrast to", "by contrast"
        subtype:  #mutual_opposition__polarity  a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies; "he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil"
        subtype:  #gradable_opposition  an opposition that is capable of being graded
        subtype:  #polarity__sign  having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges); "he got the polarity of the battery reversed"; "charges of opposite sign"
        subtype:  #ungradable_opposition  an opposition that has no intermediate grade; either one or the other
        subtype:  #contradictoriness__contradictorines  the relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist
        subtype:  #negation  the negative of the opposition
        subtype:  #contradiction  opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
        subtype:  #contrary.oppositeness  exact opposition; "public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty"
        subtype:  #contrariety  the relation between contraries
        subtype:  #tertium_quid__tertiumquid  some third thing similar to two opposites but distinct from both
        subtype:  #opposite__reverse__contrary  a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
        subtype:  #inverse__opposite  something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
        subtype:  #antagonism.oppositeness  the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors; "the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism"
     subtype:  #change.relation  a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event: "he attributed the change to their marriage"
        subtype:  #difference.change  a significant change; "the difference in her is amazing"; "his support made a real difference"
        subtype:  #gradient  a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
  subtype:  #psychological_feature__psychologicalfeature  a feature of the mental life of a living organism
     subtype:  #cognition__knowledge__noesis  the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
        subtype:  #mind__head__brain__psyche__nous  that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
        subtype:  #place.cognition  an abstract mental location; "he has a special place in my thoughts"; "a place in my heart"; "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"
        subtype:  #public_knowledge__general_knowledge__generalknowledge  knowledge that is available to anyone
        subtype:  #ability.cognition  possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
        subtype:  #inability  lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something
        subtype:  #lexis__lexi  all of the words in a language; all word forms having meaning or grammatical function
        subtype:  #lexicon__vocabulary__mental_lexicon  a language user's knowledge of words
        subtype:  #practice.cognition  knowledge of how something is customarily done: "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner"
        subtype:  #cognitive_factor__cognitivefactor  something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result
        subtype:  #equivalent  a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc: "send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps"
        subtype:  #perception.cognition  knowledge gained by perceiving; "a man admired for the depth of his perception"
        subtype:  #structure  the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations; "his lectures have no structure"
        subtype:  #cognitive_content__cognitivecontent__content__mental_object  the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
        subtype:  #history.cognition  all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge: "the dawn of recorded history"; "from the beginning of history"
        subtype:  #mental_attitude__attitude  a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
     subtype:  #motivation__motive__need  the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action; the reason for the action; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
        subtype:  #life.motivation  a motive for living; "pottery was his life"
        subtype:  #rational_motive  a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument
        subtype:  #irrational_motive  a motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic
        subtype:  #urge__impulse  an instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses"
        subtype:  #ethical_motive__ethicalmotive__ethics__morals__morality  motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
        subtype:  #psychic_energy__psychicenergy__mental_energy  an actuating force or factor
  subtype:  #information  knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
     subtype:  #datum__datapoint  an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
        subtype:  #meter_reading.datum__meterreading__reading  the data presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"
        subtype:  #statistic  a datum that can be represented numerically
     subtype:  #conversance__familiarity__conversancy  personal knowledge or information about someone or something
     subtype:  #fact  a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred; "first you must collect all the facts of the case"
        subtype:  #case.fact  the actual state of things; "that was not the case"
        subtype:  #detail__item__point  an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
        subtype:  #particular__specific  a fact about some part (as opposed to general); "he always reasons from the particular to the general"
        subtype:  #general  a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular); "he discussed the general but neglected the particular"
        subtype:  #matter_of_fact  a matter that is an actual fact or is demonstrable as a fact
        subtype:  #observation.fact  facts learned by observing; "he reported his observations to the mayor"
        subtype:  #reason.fact  a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying"
        subtype:  #score.fact  the facts about an actual situation; "he didn't know the score"
        subtype:  #truth  a fact that has been verified; "at last he knew the truth"; "the truth is the he didn't want to do it"
     subtype:  #instance__example__illustration__representative  a single item of information that is representative of a type; "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is a good example on page 10"
        subtype:  #excuse__apology  a poor example; "it was an apology for a meal"; "a poor excuse for an automobile"
        subtype:  #exception.instance  an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization; "all her children were brilliant; the only exception was her last child"; "an exception tests the rule"
        subtype:  #case_in_point__precedent  an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
        subtype:  #quintessence  the most typical example or representative of a type
        subtype:  #sample  a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
        subtype:  #specimen  an example regarded as typical of its class
     subtype:  #circumstance.information__condition__consideration  information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
        subtype:  #justification.circumstance  something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary: "he considered misrule a justification for revolution"
        subtype:  #mitigating_circumstance  (law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense
     subtype:  #background_knowledge__background  information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem; "the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident"
     subtype:  #predictor.information  information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events; "the weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance"
     subtype:  #tip-off__tipoff  inside information that something is going to happen
     subtype:  #stimulus__stimulation__stimulant__input  any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
        subtype:  #elicitation__evocation__induction  stimulation that calls up (evokes or induces or elicits) a particular class of behaviors
        subtype:  #kick.stimulus  the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs); "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
        subtype:  #turn-on  (informal) something causing excitement or stimulating interest
        subtype:  #negative_stimulation__turnoff  (informal) something causing antagonism or loss of interest
        subtype:  #conditioned_stimulus  the stimulus the is the occasion for a conditioned response
        subtype:  #reinforcing_stimulus__reinforcer__reinforcement  (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it
        subtype:  #discriminative_stimulus__cue  a stimulus that provides information about what to do
        subtype:  #positive_stimulus  a stimulus with desirable consequences
        subtype:  #negative_stimulus  a stimulus with undesirable consequences
     subtype:  #sign.evidence  (medical) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease; "there were no signs of asphixiation"
        subtype:  #vital_sign__vitalsign  sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition; "he was still alive but his vital signs were weak"
     subtype:  #bubo  a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis
  subtype:  #facility__facilities  services and space and equipment provided for a particular purpose; "catering facilities"; "toilet facilities"
     subtype:  #parking  space in which vehicles can be parked; "there is plenty of parking behind the store"
        subtype:  pm#undercover_parking
        subtype:  pm#patrolled_parking
     subtype:  pm#air_conditioning_system__air_conditioning__airconditioning__aircon___air__air
     subtype:  pm#facility_for_handicapped
     subtype:  pm#children_facility
     subtype:  pm#baby_facility
     subtype:  pm#pets_facility
     subtype:  pm#conference_facility
     subtype:  #swimming_pool__swimming_bath__natatorium  pool that provides a facility for swimming: "`swimming bath' is a British term"
        subtype:  pm#heated_swimming_pool
        subtype:  pm#outdoor_swimming_pool
     subtype:  pm#spa
        subtype:  pm#in_room_spa
     subtype:  #laundry  workplace where clothes are washed and ironed
        subtype:  #launderette__Laundromat  a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customers
        subtype:  #washhouse  a building or outbuilding where laundry is done
     subtype:  pm#tour_desk
     subtype:  #concierge  a caretaker of apartments or a hotel; lives on the premises and oversees people entering and leaving and handles mail and acts as janitor or porter
     subtype:  pm#room_facility
        subtype:  #balcony  a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet
        subtype:  pm#mini_bar
        subtype:  pm#in_room_spa
        subtype:  #CD_player  a stand-alone piece of electronic equipment that either has its own display or attaches to a television set
        subtype:  pm#ironing_equipment__ironingequipment
        subtype:  pm#cooking_facility__cookingfacility
        subtype:  #television__telecasting__tv__video  broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
        subtype:  #VCR__video__videocassette_recorder__videocassetterecorder  a magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs
        subtype:  #fax__facsimilemachine__facsimile  duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
        subtype:  pm#internet_access

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