Predicate: subtract

Roleset id: subtract.01 , mathematics, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

subtract.01: SUBTRACT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'subtract' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry, comparison with 'add'. (from subtract.01-v predicate notes)


subtract (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: subtracter (vnrole: 10.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing being subtracted (vnrole: 10.1-theme)
        Arg2-DIR: thing being subtracted from (vnrole: 10.1-source)

Example: passive

        It also could be a drag on Georgia-Pacific earnings because [the roughly $1.5 billion in goodwill -- the amount by which the bid exceeds Nekoosa's book value of $1.5 billion --]-1 will have *trace*-1 to be subtracted *trace*-1 from earnings over a period of decades.

        Rel: subtracted
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg2: from earnings
        Argm-tmp: over a period of decades

Example: ARG0 and ARG1 and ARG2

        If the economy takes a major hit , more than just a mild recession , experts say you can subtract $ 1 trillion from the surplus .

        Arg0: you
        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: subtract
        Arg1: $ 1 trillion
        Arg2: from the surplus