Predicate: vibrate

Roleset id: vibrate.01 , (cause to) vibrate, moving with small, rapid movements, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

vibrate.01: VIBRATE-V NOTES: Verbnet entries modes_of_being_with_motion-47.3, other_cos-45.4. (from vibrate.01-v) VIBRATION-N NOTES: (from vibration.01-n)


vibration (n.)
vibrate (v.)Cause_to_move_in_place Moving_in_place


        Arg0-PAG: causer of vibration (rare) (vnrole: 47.3-Agent, 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing vibrating (vnrole: 47.3-Theme, 45.4-Patient)

Example: ergative

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

        The ghostly footsteps: ``Interstate 64 is a block away, and heavy traffic can sure set [a house]-1 to *trace*-1 vibrating.''

        Arg1: *trace*
        Rel: vibrating

Example: both args

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: participle

        he vibrated the strings of his bass guitar with a steel slide and fed the sound through the Echorec.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: vibrated
        Arg1: the strings of his bass guitar
        Argm-mnr: with a steel slide