Predicate: mate

Roleset id: mate.01 , pair, join, match, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

mate.01: MATE-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls amalgamate-22.2-2-1. (from mate.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
mate (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: joiner (vnrole: 22.2-2-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: first thing, or both things (vnrole: 22.2-2-1-Patient, 36.1-Agent)
        Arg2-PPT: second thing, if separate (vnrole: 22.2-2-1-co-patient, 36.1-Agent)

Example: all args

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

        If we could just mate John's brilliant ideas with Mary's get-it-done attitude, we'd take over the world.

        Arg0: we
        Argm-mod: could
        Argm-dis: just
        Rel: mate
        Arg1: John's brilliant ideas
        Arg2: with Mary's get-it-done attitude

Roleset id: mate.02 , copulate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

mate.02: MATE-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls correspond-36.1 (from mate.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
mate (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: outside agent
        Arg1-PAG: first party (or all parties) (vnrole: 36.1-Agent)
        Arg2-COM: second party (vnrole: 36.1-co-agent)

Example: passivized arg0

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

        In the experiment, [mice with the defective gene]-1 were mated [*-1].

        Argm-loc: In the experiment
        Rel: mated
        Arg1: [*-1]

Example: with explicit ArgA

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

        Scientists mated John's cat with a series of lab rats, hoping for a bizarre Frankensteinian super-beast.

        Arg0: Scientists
        Rel: mated
        Arg1: John's cat
        Arg2: with a series of lab rats
        Argm-adv: hoping for a bizarre Frankensteinian super-beast

Example: motivating arg0

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        John likes to watch the monkeys mating down at the zoo.

        Arg1: the monkeys
        Rel: mating
        Argm-loc: down at the zoo