Predicate: cease

Roleset id: cease.01 , stop, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

cease.01: CEASE-V NOTES: I really didn't think this sentence was going to end this way. Cameas rather a surprise to me, to be honest. (from cease.01-v)
       
        CESSATION-N NOTES: (from cessation.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
cease (v.)
cessation (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of ceasing, Agent (vnrole: 55.4-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: Theme (action or object being stopped) (vnrole: 55.4-1-theme)
        Arg2-MNR: Instrument (vnrole: 55.4-1-instrument)

Example: transitive, NP theme

        The ban won't cease privately-funded tissue-transplant research.

        Arg0: The ban
        Argm-mod: wo
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: cease
        Arg1: privately-funded tissue-transplant research

Example: transitive, S theme

        Lorillard Inc ceased using crocidolite in its Micronite cigarette filters in 1956.

        Rel: ceased
        Arg1: [Lorillard Inc][using crocidolite in its Micronite cigarette filters]
        Argm-tmp: in 1956

Example: made up examples with instrument

        Mary ceased John's incessant chattering with a deep passionate kick to the groin.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: ceased
        Arg1: John's incessant chattering
        Arg2: with a deep passionate kick to the groin.

Example: and proving its an arg

        Mary's kick to the groin ceased John's incessant chattering.

        Arg2: Mary's kick to the groin
        Rel: ceased
        Arg1: John's incessant chattering