Predicate: adopt

Roleset id: adopt.01 , take on as one's own, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

adopt.01: ADOPT-V NOTES: Member of Vncls appoint-29.1, adopt-93, characterize-29.2. (from adopt.01-v) ADOPTED-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on SHARP. (from adopted.01-j) ADOPTION-N NOTES: Based on ontonouns. Copy of adopt.01-v, to be aliased. (from adoption.01-n)


adopt (v.)Adopt_selection
adoption (n.)
adopted (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: adopter (vnrole: 29.1-Agent, 93-Agent, 29.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing adopted (vnrole: 29.1-Theme, 93-Theme, 29.2-Theme)
        Arg2-PRD: secondary attibute (vnrole: 29.1-Result, 29.2-Attribute)

Example: adopt-v: nice simple transitive

        The company also adopted an anti-takeover plan .

        Arg0: The company
        Argm-dis: also
        Rel: adopted
        Arg1: an anti-takeover plan

Example: adopt-v: secondary attribute

        The results underscore Sears's difficulties in implementing the ``everyday low pricing'' strategy that it adopted *trace*-1 in March as part of a broad attempt to revive its retailing business.

        Arg0: it
        Rel: adopted
        Arg1: *trace*-1 (= that)
        Argm-slc: that -> the ``everyday low pricing'' strategy
        Argm-tmp: in March
        Arg2: as part of a broad attempt to revive its retailing business

Example: adoption-n

        An American couple is asking the courts to void their adoption of two Russian children.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: adoption
        Arg1: of two Russian children

Example: adopted-j

        How do I tell my parents I'm adopted?

        Arg1: I
        Rel: adopted

Example: adopted-j

        Once a new slang word is adopted or invented by young people, there is a greater chance to see it in the newspaper or to hear it over the radio.

        Arg1: a new slang word
        Rel: adopted
        Arg0: by young people