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: #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: 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: #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#spatial_attribute_or_quality_or_measure e.g., length measure in meters
subtype: pm#process_attribute_or_quality_or_measure e.g., a speed measure
subtype: pm#modality_measure e.g., pm#never is as an instance
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: #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: 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: 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: pm#entity_playing_some_role e.g., an agent, an owner
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: #variable something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation; "the weather is one variable to be considered"
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: pm#process_recipient__processrecipient recipient of a process
subtype: #recipient__receiver a person who gets something
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: 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: #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: #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: #swimming_pool__swimming_bath__natatorium pool that provides a facility for swimming: "`swimming bath' is a British term"
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: #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: #balcony a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet
subtype: #CD_player a stand-alone piece of electronic equipment that either has its own display or attaches to a television set
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
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