Predicate: economize

Roleset id: economize.01 , reduce costs, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

economize.01: ECONOMIZE-V NOTES: More typically intransitive, I'd bet. (from economize.01-v)


economize (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity strapped for cash, agent
        Arg1-PPT: domain of expenditures

Example: the one example

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

        While some 100 million ounces of silver once held by Mr. Hunt and Middle Eastern associates aren't hanging over the market anymore, the price surge of 1979-80 precipitated an expansion of mine production and scrap recovery and encouraged silver consumers to economize on silver use, Mr. Edgar says.

        Arg0: silver consumers
        Rel: economize
        Arg1: on silver use