Predicate: domesticate

Roleset id: domesticate.01 , cause to be tame, accustomed to home life, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

domesticate.01: DOMESTICATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'domesticate' based on internet usage examples, expansion via verbnet. VN class 45.4. (from domesticate.01-v predicate notes)


domesticate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: tamer (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: formerly wild beast (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 45.4-Instrument)

Example: Passive, no instrument

        [The species]-1 was domesticated *-1 by the ancient Egyptians and has spread all over the world.

        Rel: domesticated
        Arg1: *-1
        Arg0: by the ancient Egyptians

Example: ARG2

        the dog domesticated them with a wagging tail

        Arg0: the dog
        Rel: domesticated
        Arg1: them
        Arg2: with a wagging tail