Predicate: incubate

Roleset id: incubate.01 , (cause to) develop and form, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

incubate.01: INCUBATE-V NOTES: Frame by Claire (from incubate.01-v) INCUBATION-N NOTES: incubate.01 (from incubation.01-n)


incubation (n.)
incubate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: Hen, cause of development (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: embryo, entity developed (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument or manner separate from arg 0 (vnrole: 45.4-instrument)
        Arg3-DIR: Egg, starting point
        Arg4-PRD: Chick, ending result

Example: With start and end state

        John incubated the idea from a hair-brained fantasy to a genius invention.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: incubated
        Arg1: the idea
        Arg3: from a hair-brained fantasy
        Arg4: to a genius invention

Example: Birds

        [The females]-1 lay, and then *-1 incubate the eggs.

        Arg0: *-1
        Rel: incubate
        Arg1: the eggs

Example: metaphorical, with Arg0,1

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

        In addition to their incubation of non-profit organizations, the foundation provides start-up grants to social enterprises that seek to provide essential services to the disadvantaged.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: incubation
        Arg1: of non-profit organizations