Predicate: avert

Roleset id: avert.01 , stop, prevent, move away from, avoid, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

avert.01: AVERT-V NOTES: No verbnet entry. Comparison with 'prevent'. (from avert.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
avert (v.)Preventing

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: stopper, Agent
        Arg1-PPT: Theme (action or object being prevented)
        Arg2-DIR: thing being avoided
        Arg3-MNR: instrument

Example: just transitive

        Subcontractors will be offered a settlement and [a swift transition to new management]-1 is expected *trace*-1 to avert an exodus of skilled workers from Waertsilae Marine's two big shipyards, government officials said.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: avert
        Arg1: an exodus of skilled workers from Waertsilae Marine's two big shipyards

Example: with arg2

        John averted his gaze from Mary's overwhelming beauty.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: averted
        Arg1: his gaze
        Arg2: from Mary's overwhelming beauty