Predicate: dissociate

Roleset id: dissociate.01 , un-associate, making unrelated, separating, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dissociate.01: DISSOCIATE-V NOTES: The first two usages seem to be specialized and mean something like'fall apart'. (from dissociate.01-v) DISSOCIATION-N NOTES: dissociate.01 (from dissociation.01-n)


dissociation (n.)
dissociate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of non-association, agent (vnrole: 23.1-2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing not associated (vnrole: 23.1-2-Patient)
        Arg2-PPT: separated from (vnrole: 23.1-2-co-patient)

Example: oddly ergative

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

        When an electric current is applied to the palladium and platinum electrodes, [the heavy water]-3 did begin [*-3]to break up, or dissociate.

        Arg1: [*-3]
        Rel: dissociate

Example: transitive

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

        It-2 would go along [*-2]-3 doing nothing but [*-3]dissociating the heavy water and then at totally unpredictable times, it would begin producing excess heat for as long as 10 or 11 hours before quieting down.

        Arg0: [*-3]
        Rel: dissociating
        Arg1: the heavy water

Example: more normal usage

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

        John dissociated himself from Mary's band of thugs.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: dissociated
        Arg1-REC: himself
        Arg2: from Mary's band of thugs

Example: without causer

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

        Whether Iranian courts have ordered persons who have been associated of Baha'is to publicly announce their dissociation from their former Baha'i associates...

        Arg1: their
        Rel: dissociation
        Arg2: from their fomer Baha'i associates