Predicate: subordinate

Roleset id: subordinate.01 , make lesser, dependent on, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

subordinate.01: SUBORDINATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'subordinate' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from subordinate.01-v predicate notes)


subordinate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause
        Arg1-PPT: subordinate thing
        Arg2-MNR: superordinate thing

Example: verbal

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

        Instead of realizing his mistake in letting the exchange rate dominate both British economic policy and Mrs. Thatcher's political fortune, Mr. Lawson pushed for tying the pound formally to the mark by entering the European Monetary System, which *trace* subordinates all member currencies to German monetary policy.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: which -> the European Monetary System
        Rel: subordinates
        Arg1: all member currencies
        Arg2: to German monetary policy

Example: adjectival

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

        The ratings concern said it downgraded Beatrice notes, Euronotes and certain industrial revenue bonds to single-B-1 from Ba-3 and the company's subordinated debentures to single-B-3 from single-B-2.

        Rel: subordinated
        Arg1: debentures