Predicate: ascertain

Roleset id: ascertain.01 , figure out, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ascertain.01: ASCERTAIN-V NOTES: Framed by Neville. VN updated by Julia, 9/2010. Member of Vncls discover-84, ensure-99, promise-37.13. (from ascertain.01-v)


ascertain (v.)Coming_to_believe


        Arg0-PAG: ascertainer (vnrole: 84-agent, 99-cause, 37.13-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing figured out (vnrole: 84-theme, 99-theme, 37.13-topic)

Example: transitive

        Yutaka Kawashima also suggested that the Universe Development UndertakingGroup organize an [inspection team]-1 *PRO*-1 to thoroughly ascertain the reason whythe satellite could not enter geosynchronous orbit [*T*-15].

        Arg0: *PRO*-1
        Argm-mnr: thoroughly
        Rel: ascertain
        Arg1: the reason why the satellite could not enter geosynchronous orbit