Predicate: divest

Roleset id: divest.01 , get rid of, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

divest.01: DIVEST-V NOTES: Frames file for 'divest' based on sentences in financial subcorpus andautomatic expansion via verbnet. (from divest.01-v predicate notes)


divest (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity removing (vnrole: 10.6-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing being removed (vnrole: 10.6-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: removed from (vnrole: 10.6-Source)

Example: sometime without source

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

        The adjustments result from the recently passed thrift-industry bailout legislation, which requires thrifts to divest all high-yield bond investments by 1994.

        Arg0: thrifts
        Rel: divest
        Arg1: all high-yield bond investments
        ArgM-TMP: by 1994

Example: but usually with

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

        The question of control could further hinder long-delayed plans for the government to divest itself of Philippine Airlines, in which it has a 99% stake.

        Arg0: the government
        Rel: divest
        Arg2-REC: itself
        Arg1: of Philippine Airlines , in which it has a 99 % stake