Predicate: subside

Roleset id: subside.01 , to decrease, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

subside.01: SUBSIDE-V NOTES: Corresponds to VN class other_cos-45.4. (from subside.01-v)


subside (v.)


        Arg1-PPT: entity decreasing (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: decreasing to

Example: subside-v: intransitive

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        `` Adverse pressure on gross margins ... has subsided , '' Mr. Sculley said [*T*-1] .

        Arg1: Adverse pressure on gross margins
        Rel: subsided

Example: subside-v: all arguments

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

        Share turnover subsided to 161.5 million .

        Arg1: Share turnover
        Rel: subsided
        Arg2: to 161.5 million

Roleset id: subside.02 , ground sinkage, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

subside.02: SUBSIDENCE-N NOTES: (from subsidence.01-n)


subside (v.)
subsidence (n.)


        arg0 is not a typical role with this verb-- it occurs almost exclusively intransitively with only an arg1 for the ground.
        Arg0-PAG: causer of ground sinking
        Arg1-PPT: the ground

Example: subside-v: very unusual arg0

        Houses in the most amazing places, places where there used to be houses before the rain subsided the ground under them.

        Arg0: the rain
        Rel: subsided
        Arg1: the ground under them

Example: subsidence-n

        Here’s a shocking fact: land subsidence from groundwater pumping in the San Joaquin Valley has been called the “greatest human alteration of the Earth’s surface.”

        Arg1: land
        Rel: subsidence
        Arg0: from groundwater pumping in the San Joaquin Valley