Predicate: decelerate

Roleset id: decelerate.01 , (cause to) slow down, slowing down or causing to slow down, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

decelerate.01: DECELERATE-V NOTES: Unaccusative will be more common, methinks. (from decelerate.01-v) DECELERATION-N NOTES: decelerate.01 (from deceleration.01-n)


deceleration (n.)
decelerate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, causer of slowing (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity slowing down (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: unaccusative

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

        He argued that both CPI and PPI have in fact decelerated since spring.

        Arg1: both CPI and PPI
        ArgM-DIS: in fact
        Rel: decelerated
        ArgM-TMP: since spring

Example: agentive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John decelerated the car.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: decelerated
        Arg1: the car

Example: Arg0, 1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Bob's deceleration of the tractor was too slow, and he ran right over the kite.

        Arg0: Bob's
        Rel: deceleration
        Arg1: of the tractor