Predicate: abate

Roleset id: abate.01 , to decrease, become less strong, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

abate.01: ABATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'abate' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from abate.01-v predicate notes)


abate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity decreased (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: intransitive

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

        Economists consider that a sign that inflationary pressures are abating .

        Arg1: inflationary pressures
        Rel: abating

Example: intransitive with adverbials

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        What [*T*-1] 's more , the corporate borrowing binge has n't abated in the past two years .

        Arg1: the corporate borrowing binge
        ArgM-NEG: n't
        Rel: abated
        ArgM-TMP: in the past two years