Predicate: predate

Roleset id: predate.01 , come before, temporally, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

predate.01: PREDATE-V NOTES: Roleset based on internet search and WSJ. Member of Vncls contiguous_location-47.8. Comparison to ?precede?. Updated by Julia. (from predate.01-v)

Aliases:

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predate (v.)Relative_time

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: thing coming before (vnrole: 47.8-theme)
        Arg2-PPT: thing coming after (vnrole: 47.8-co-theme)

Example: nice

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

        John C. Burton, an accounting professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, said ``there's a lot of emotion involved in the name of an accounting firm with a long history and with roots in England, where-1 accounting predates the U.S. *trace*-1.''

        Arg1: accounting
        Rel: predates
        Arg2: the U.S.
        Argm-loc: *trace*-1 (= where)
        Argm-slc: where -> England

Example: with extent

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

        [Edison's first sound recordings]-1 were predated *trace*-1 by 20 years.

        Rel: predated
        Arg2: *trace*-1
        Argm-ext: by 20 years

Roleset id: predate.02 , be a predator of, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

predate.02: PREDATE-V NOTES: Roleset by Julia based on internet search. Member of Vncls eat-39.1-1. (from predate.02-v)

Aliases:

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predate (v.)

Roles:

        Arg2 'source' added based on Vncls-- rarely seen (from predate.02-v)
        Arg0-PAG: predator
        Arg1-PPT: prey
        Arg2-DIR: source

Example: Intransitive

        person: third,  tense: future,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: participle

        It is hoped that the stock of trout will predate sufficiently to minimise the problem.

        Arg0: the stock of trout
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: predate
        Argm-mnr: sufficiently to minimise the problem

Example: All args

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

        Both species predate fish from pound nets.

        Arg0: Both species
        Rel: predate
        Arg1: fish
        Arg2: from pound nets.

Roleset id: predate.03 , mark with a previous date, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

predate.03: PREDATE-V NOTES: Roleset by Julia based on internet search. No Vncls. Comparison to ?overestimate?. (from predate.03-v)

Aliases:

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predate (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent-- entity assigning a date
        Arg1-PPT: thing assigned a date
        Arg2-EXT: date assigned, value or extent

Example: with Arg2 date

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

        Like Dickinson, he predated his choices back to 1924.

        Argm-mnr: Like Dickinson,
        Arg0: he
        Rel: predated
        Arg1: his choices
        Arg2: back to 1924.

Example: with Arg2 extent

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

        He predated the check by three days.

        Arg0: He
        Rel: predated
        Arg1: the check
        Arg2: by three days.