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)
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.
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.
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.
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...
Arg2: from their fomer Baha'i associates