Predicate: abort

Roleset id: abort.01 , to terminate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

abort.01: ABORT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'abort' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from abort.01-v predicate notes) ABORTION-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry abort.01, OntoNotes sense groupings 1, 2, 3; no mapping to VerbNet. Framed by Claire (from abortion.01-n)


abort (v.)
abortion (n.)
have_abortion (l.)
get_abortion (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity aborted

Example: transitive

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Thus , a woman who [*T*-487] used RU-486 [*-3]to have an abortion would have [*-1] to make three trips to the clinic past those picket lines ; an initial visit for medical screening ( anemics and those with previous pregnancy problems are eliminated [*-4] ) and [*] to take the pill , a second trip 48 hours later for the prostaglandin , administered [*] either via injection or vaginal suppository , and a third trip a week later [*] to make sure [0] she has completely aborted .

        Arg0: she
        Argm-ext: completely
        Rel: aborted

Example: Plan aborted

        There was an abortion of the air strike because of a big sandstorm.

        Rel: abortion
        Arg1: of the air strike

Example: NP only

        teen-age abortions

        Arg0: teen-age
        Rel: abortions

Example: With extent

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

        They argued over the ban on partial abortions.

        Argm-ext: partial
        Rel: abortions

Example: Sad, All arguments

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

        One woman tearfully described having her abortion of a fetus with a chromosomal disorder.

        Arg0: her
        Rel: abortion
        Arg1: of a fetus with a chromosomal disorder