Predicate: abridge

Roleset id: abridge.01 , to cut short, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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


abridge (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing abridged (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: transitive

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

        `` The First Amendment proscribes the government from [*-2] passing laws abridging the right to free speech , '' Judge Donald O'Brien ruled [*T*-1].

        Arg0: laws
        Rel: abridging
        Arg1: the right to free speech