Predicate: capitulate

Roleset id: capitulate.01 , give up, surrender, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

capitulate.01: CAPITULATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'capitulate' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from capitulate.01-v predicate notes) CAPITULATION-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT, capitulate-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls acquiesce-95. (from capitulation.01-n)


capitulate (v.)
capitulation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity giving in (vnrole: 95-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: to whom/what (vnrole: 95-co-agent, 95-theme)

Example: intransitive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Maybe we should ask why it was that Du Pont so quickly capitulated and issued a statement, giving it wide publicity, that it was withdrawing CFCs.

        Arg0: Du Pont
        ArgM-MNR: so quickly
        Rel: capitulated

Example: Arg0

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

        Ironically one of the big winners is the Conservative Party , thanks to the demise of their Lib Dem brethren whose capitulation has allowed them to remain fairly stable .

        Arg0: whose
        Rel: capitulation

Example: arg1

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

        The political elite is genuinely alarmed at what capitulation to southern demands might encourage.

        Rel: capitulation
        Arg1: to southern demands