Predicate: acetify

Roleset id: acetify.01 , (cause to) become acid, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

acetify.01: ACETIFY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'acetify' based on internet usage examples, expansion via VN. VerbNet entry 45.4. (from acetify.01-v predicate notes)


acetify (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of transformation (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity made into silica (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument or manner if separate from arg 0 (vnrole: 45.4-Instrument)

Example: No Agent

        The solution acetified.

        Rel: silicified
        Arg1: acetified

Example: transitive, metaphorical

        John acetified his beer by leaving it outside for weeks on end.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: acetified
        Arg1: his beer
        Arg2: by leaving it outside for weeks on end