Predicate: catalyze

Roleset id: catalyze.01 , to initiate change, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

catalyze.01: CATALYZE-V NOTES: example found in the BNC (from catalyze.01-v predicate notes)


catalyze (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent
        Arg1-PPT: resultant state

Example: transitive

        CFCs tend to inhibit the flow of infra-red radiation through theatmosphere; and [they]-1 help to *trace*-1 catalyze the breakdown of the ozone layer.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: catalyze
        Arg1: the breakdown of the ozone layer