Predicate: abandon

Roleset id: abandon.01 , leave behind, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

abandon.01: ABANDON-V NOTES: Verbnet class leave-51.2, other framed members include leave. Comparison with 'leave'. (from abandon.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
abandon (v.)Quitting_a_place Departing

Roles:

        Arg0-PPT: abandoner (vnrole: 51.2-theme)
        Arg1-DIR: thing abandoned, left behind
        Arg2-PRD: attribute of arg1

Example: typical transitive

        And they believe the Big Board, under Mr. Phelan, has abandoned their interest.

        Arg0: the Big Board
        Argm: under Mr. Phelan
        Rel: abandoned
        Arg1: their interest

Example: with attribute

        John abandoned his pursuit of an Olympic gold medal as a waste of time.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: abandoned
        Arg1: his pursuit of an Olympic gold medal
        Arg2: as a waste of time.

Roleset id: abandon.02 , exchange, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

abandon.02: ABANDON-V NOTES: Verbnet class leave-51.2, other framed members include leave. Comparison with 'leave'.Note that without an arg2 the two senses cannot be distinguished. (from abandon.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
abandon (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: abandoner
        Arg1-PPT: thing abandoned, left behind
        Arg2-GOL: preferred item

Example: with preferred item

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

        One Colombian drug boss, upon hearing in 1987 that Gen. Noriega was negotiating with the U.S. [*] to abandon his command for a comfortable exile, sent him a hand-sized mahogany coffin engraved with his name.

        Arg0: [*] -> Gen. Noriega
        Rel: abandon
        Arg1: his command
        Arg2: for a comfortable exile

Roleset id: abandon.03 , surrender, give_over, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

abandon.03: ABANDON-V NOTES: No Vncls. (from abandon.03-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
abandon (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: entity abandoning something
        Arg1-PPT: thing abandoned
        Arg2-GOL: benefactive, abandoned-to

Example: give up to

        Once he had abandoned himself to the very worst, once he had quieted all the dragons of worry and suspense, there would n't be very much for Mae to do.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: abandoned
        Arg1: himself
        Arg2: to the very worst