Predicate: approximate

Roleset id: approximate.01 , to be close or similar, cause to come near to or approach again, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

approximate.01: APPROXIMATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'approximate' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from approximate.01-v predicate notes) REAPPROXIMATION-N NOTES: (from reapproximation.01-n)


reapproximation (n.)
approximate (v.)
approximately (j.)
approximation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity coming close (vnrole: 34.2-Agent, 54.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity coming close to (vnrole: 34.2-Theme, 54.4-Theme)

Example: transitive

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

        Frankly , the only way [0] I can think of [*T*-3][0] [*] to accomplish this [*T*-4] is [*] to make it [*EXP*-1] possible for addicts to buy drugs at some regulated place at a price that [*T*-2] approximates their cost .

        ArgM-RCL: that -> a price
        Arg0: [*T*-2]
        Rel: approximates
        Arg1: their cost