Predicate: abdicate

Roleset id: abdicate.01 , to relinquish (power or responsibility), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

abdicate.01: ABDICATE-V NOTES: Member of Vncls resign-10.11. No Framenet. (from abdicate.01-v) ABDICATION-N NOTES: Added by Julia for Questionbank. (from abdication.01-n)


abdication (n.)
abdicate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: abdicator, agent (vnrole: 10.11-Agent)
        Arg1-DIR: responsibility (vnrole: 10.11-Source)

Example: transitive

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

        By [*-1] ignoring costs , U.S. strategists abdicate their responsibility for hard decisions .

        Argm-mnr: By [*-1] ignoring costs
        Arg0: U.S. strategists
        Rel: abdicate
        Arg1: their responsibility for hard decisions

Example: arg0

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

        Which Bourbon king was restored to the French throne during Napoleon 's abdication ?

        Arg0: Napoleon's
        Rel: abdication