Predicate: repel

Roleset id: repel.01 , fight or scare off, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

repel.01: REPEL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'repel' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entry 31.1, other framed members include comfort, convince, encourage, interest, reassure, scare, shock, spook, threaten, worry. I'm not sure about that. (from repel.01-v predicate notes)


repel (v.)
repellent (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: repeller (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: repelled entity (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument

Example: repel-v: agentive

        [Sea Containers Ltd.]-1, in a long-awaited move *trace*-1 to repel a hostile takeover bid, said it will sell $1.1 billion of assets and use some of the proceeds to buy about 50% of its common shares for $70 apiece.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: repel
        Arg1: a hostile takeover bid

Example: repel-v: agentive with instrument

        John repelled Mary with his atrocious breath.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: repelled
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: with his atrocious breath

Example: repel-v: instrumental subject

        John's atrocious breath repelled Mary.

        Arg0: John's atrocious breath
        Rel: repelled
        Arg1: Mary

Example: repellent-j: instrumental arg0

        John's atrocious breath was repellent.

        Arg0: John's atrocious breath
        Rel: repellent