Predicate: outbid

Roleset id: outbid.01 , bid more than, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

outbid.01: OUTBID-V NOTES: Frames file for 'outbid' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No access to verbnet. Minimal comparison with 'bid'. (from outbid.01-v predicate notes)


outbid (v.)


        Arg0-PPT: bidder (vnrole: 90-1-Theme)
        Arg1-PPT: other, lesser bidder (vnrole: 90-1-co-theme)
        Arg2-PRD: goods (vnrole: 90-1-Attribute)

Example: from corpus

        Ratners Group PLC ... said it-1 would be prepared *trace*-1 to outbid Ratners's initial offer.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: outbid
        Arg1: Ratners's initial offer

Example: with goods

        John-1 desperately tried *trace*-1 to outbid Mary for the priceless coprolites.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: outbid
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: for the priceless coprolites.