Predicate: decrease

decrease: Frames file for 'decrease' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entries calibratable_cos-45.6-1 other_cos-45.4, bunches of other framed members. Comparison with (and reversal from) increase.

Roleset id: decrease.01 , go down incrementally, Source: , vncls: 45.4 45.6-1, framnet:

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of decline, agent (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing decreasing (vnrole: 45.4-patient, 45.6-1-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: amount decreased by, EXT or MNR (vnrole: 45.6-1-extent)
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-PRD: end point

Example: transitive agentive

        Mr. Terra said in the filing that he-1 sold the stock *trace*-1 to decrease his position in the Evanston, Ill., banking concern.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: decrease
        Arg1: his position in the Evanston, Ill., banking concern

Example: passivized with start point

        [The size of the issue]-1 was decreased *trace*-1 from an originally planned $95.2 million.

        Rel: decreased
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg3: from an originally planned $95.2 million

Example: ergative, with extent

        Advertising volume at the company's 35 regional newspapers decreased 1.1%.

        Arg1: Advertising volume at the company's 35 regional newspapers
        Rel: decreased
        Arg2: 1.1%

Example: ergative with start point

        Perhaps most prominent, Dow Chemical Co., which as of midyear had racked up eight consecutive record quarters, is expected to report that profit decreased in the latest quarter from a year earlier, if only by a shade.

        Arg1: profit
        Rel: decreased
        Argm-tmp: in the latest quarter
        Arg3: from a year earlier
        Argm-mnr: if only by a shade

Example: with end point

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

        The number of people receiving regular state benefits in the week ended Sept. 30 decreased to a seasonally adjusted 2,202,000, or 2.2 % of those covered [*] by unemployment insurance, from 2,205,000 the previous week, when the insured unemployment rate also was 2.2 % [*T*-1].

        Arg1: The number of people receiving regular state benefits in the week ended Sept. 30
        Rel: decreased
        Arg4: to a seasonally adjusted 2,202,000, or 2.2 % of those covered [*] by unemployment insurance,
        Arg3: from 2,205,000 the previous week, when the insured unemployment rate also was 2.2%