Predicate: abstract

Roleset id: abstract.01 , to draw or take away, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

abstract.01: ABSTRACT-V NOTES: Verbnet entry 10.1. No FNcls. (from abstract.01-v) ABSTRACTION-N NOTES: (from abstraction.01-n)


abstract (v.)
abstraction (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity abstracting (vnrole: 10.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing being abstracted (vnrole: 10.1-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: abstracted from (vnrole: 10.1-Source)

Example: abstract-v: in the ether

        John was incapable of abstracting Mary from his own prejudices.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: abstracting
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: from his own prejudices

Example: abstract-v: passive

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

        Anti-transcendent skepticism holds that thought-1 can not be abstracted *trace*-1 away from some natural or material preconditions

        Argm-mod: can
        Argm-neg: not
        Rel: abstracted
        Arg1: *trace*-1 (= thought)
        Arg2: away from some natural or material preconditions

Example: abstraction-n

        One Cuil = One level of abstraction away from the reality of a situation.

        Rel: abstraction
        Arg2: away from the reality of a situation