Predicate: relax

Roleset id: relax.01 , (cause to) become less tight, becoming more loose, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

relax.01: RELAX-V NOTES: Frames file for 'relax' based on sentences in financial subcorpus andautomatic expansion via verbnet. (from relax.01-v predicate notes) RELAXATION-N NOTES: ~relax.01 (from relaxation.01-n) RELAXING-J NOTES: (from relaxing.01-j)


relaxing (j.)
relax (v.)
relaxation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: thing causing relaxation (vnrole: 31.1-Stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: thing relaxing (vnrole: 31.1-Experiencer)

Example: agentive

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

        Ford is willing to bid for 100% of Jaguar's shares if [both the government and Jaguar shareholders]-1 agree *trace*-1 to relax the anti-takeover barrier prematurely.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: relax
        Arg1: the anti-takeover barrier
        Argm-tmp: prematurely

Example: ergative

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

        ``I don't want to give the impression that everybody can relax now,'' he said.

        Arg1: everybody
        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: relax
        Argm-tmp: now

Example: Both args

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

        Frederick's relaxation of censorship and reform of the civil and criminal law provided evidence that this was indeed and age of enlightenment.

        Arg0: Frederick's
        Rel: relaxation
        Arg1: of censorship