Predicate: ameliorate

Roleset id: ameliorate.01 , (cause to) be better, improved, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ameliorate.01: AMELIORATE-V NOTES: Frame by Claire (from ameliorate.01-v)


ameliorate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of improvement, agent (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity becoming better (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, if separate from agent (vnrole: 45.4-Instrument)

Example: Macaulay

        In every human being there is a wish *PRO* to ameliorate his own condition.

        Arg0: *PRO* --> every human being
        Rel: ameliorate
        Arg1: his own condition

Example: Wine, with instrument

        Wine ameliorates by age

        Arg1: Wine
        Rel: ameliorates
        Arg2: by age