Predicate: disconnect

Roleset id: disconnect.01 , separate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

disconnect.01: DISCONNECT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'disconnect' based on wsj sentences and automaticexpansion via verbnet. (from disconnect.01-v predicate notes)


disconnect (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity causing separation (vnrole: 23.1-2-Agent, 23.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing being divided (vnrole: 23.1-2-Patient, 23.3-Patient)
        Arg2-PPT: divided among/between, if separate from arg0 (vnrole: 23.1-2-co-patient, 23.3-co-patient)

Example: merged args 0 and 1

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

        Several moves were taken following the October 1987 crash *trace* to coordinate *trace* -- and sometimes deliberately disconnect *trace*-1 -- [the stock and futures markets]-1 in times of heightened volatility.

        Arg0: *trace*
        ArgM-TMP: sometimes
        ArgM-MNR: deliberately
        Rel: disconnect
        Arg1: *trace*

Example: separate args 1 and 2

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        As usual [the green lobby's proposal]-1 is disconnected *trace*-1 from scientific reality.

        ArgM-DIS: As usual
        Rel: disconnected
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg2: from scientific reality

Example: ergative or adjectival

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

        In its severest test, the $60 billion of portfolio insurance in effect in the 1987 crash didn't work, as stock buyers disappeared and stock and futures prices became disconnected.

        Arg1: stock and futures prices
        Rel: disconnected