Predicate: captivate

Roleset id: captivate.01 , to attract or charm, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

captivate.01: CAPTIVATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'captivate' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from captivate.01-v predicate notes)


captivate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: Stimulus (vnrole: 31.1-Stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: experiencer (vnrole: 31.1-Experiencer)

Example: transitive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        Broadcasters have a healthy appreciation of the role [0] [entertainment values]-2 play [*T*-1] in *trace*-2 captivating an audience .

        Arg0: *trace*-2
        Rel: captivating
        Arg1: an audience