Predicate: fatten

Roleset id: fatten.01 , make fatter, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fatten.01: FATTEN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'fatten' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry available at the moment, but it's probably 45.4 "other causative". (from fatten.01-v predicate notes)


fatten (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing getting fatter (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: a case for vegetarianism

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

        Feedlots fatten young cattle for slaughter, so a decline signals a tightening supply of beef.

        Arg0: Feedlots
        Rel: fatten
        Arg1: young cattle
        Argm-pnc: for slaughter

Predicate: fatten_up

Roleset id: fatten_up.02 , fatten to a fully fat state, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fatten_up.02: FATTEN_UP-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on ectb. Comparison to fatten.01 (from fatten.02-v)


fatten_up (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: Wicked witch in a candy house
        Arg1-PPT: Hansel and/or Gretel

Example: reflexive

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

        [NA delegates]-1 leveraged their positions to exact " constitutional amendment rent " and *trace*-1 fatten themselves up .

        Arg0: *trace*-1: [NA delegates]
        Rel: [fatten] [up]
        Arg1: themselves

Predicate: fat

Roleset id: fat.03 , havnig an abundance of fat; full, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fat.03: FAT-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-6. relation to fatten.01. (from fat.01-j)


fat (j.)Body_description_holistic


        Arg1-PAG: fat one, full container
        Arg2-PPT: the fat, contents

Example: arg1

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

        My husband is very fat but he is a nice guy . He works at the railway department but is truly a good person .

        Arg1: My husband
        Argm-ext: very
        Rel: fat

Example: both args

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

        Oreo suit twists legal system, is fat with faults

        Arg1: Oreo suit
        Rel: fat
        Arg2: with faults