Predicate: domesticate

Roleset id: domesticate.01 , cause to be tame, accustomed to home life, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

domesticate.01: DOMESTICATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'domesticate' based on internet usage examples, expansion via verbnet. VN class 45.4. (from domesticate.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
domesticate (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: tamer (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: formerly wild beast (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 45.4-Instrument)

Example: Passive, no instrument

        [The species]-1 was domesticated *-1 by the ancient Egyptians and has spread all over the world.

        Rel: domesticated
        Arg1: *-1
        Arg0: by the ancient Egyptians

Example: with instrument

        While watching him drink milk from the carton, Mary wondered if she could domesticate John with patience and love alone.

        Arg0: she
        ArgM-MOD: could
        Rel: domesticate
        Arg1: John
        Arg2: with patience and love alone