Predicate: deflate

Roleset id: deflate.01 , anti-inflate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

deflate.01: DEFLATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'deflate' based on sentences in wsj; nominal 'deflation' based on BOLT-7. Verbnet entry 45.4. (from deflate.01-v) DEFLATION-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from deflation.01-n)


deflate (v.)
deflation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of deflation, agent (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: balloon, etc. (vnrole: 45.4-patient)

Example: crazy speculation

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Some investors say Friday's sell-off was a good thing, because it deflated a lot of crazy takeover speculation.

        Arg0: it
        Rel: deflated
        Arg1: a lot of crazy takeover speculation

Example: Nominal rel: deflation

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        They have been fighting the deflation of shadow money supply quite vigorously

        Rel: deflation
        Arg1: of shadow money supply