Predicate: hypothesize

Roleset id: hypothesize.01 , make an educated guess, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

hypothesize.01: HYPOTHESIZE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'hypothesize' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from hypothesize.01-v predicate notes)


hypothesize (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: guesser
        Arg1-PPT: hypothesis

Example: passive

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

        It might be alleged that TV has done more than its share to popularize and promote non-violent civil disobedience, so [the second situation]-1 hypothesized *trace*-1 above would be simply a case of ``chickens coming home to roost.''

        Rel: hypothesized
        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-loc: above

Example: active

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

        John hypothesized that Mary was secretly lusting after him.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: hypothesized
        Arg1: that Mary was secretly lusting after him

Predicate: hypothetical

Roleset id: hypothetical.02 , theoretical, suppositional, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

hypothetical.02: HYPOTHETICAL-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on SMS. Closely related to 'hypothesize.01'. (from hypothetical.01-j)


hypothetical (j.)


        Arg1-PPT: theory, hypothesis

Example: arg1

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

        A couple weeks before or after thanksgiving , but most likely second week of december . Nothing in stone ... and *PRO* just hypothetical at present time

        Arg1: *PRO*
        Argm-adv: just
        Rel: hypothetical
        Argm-tmp: at present time