Predicate: cow

Roleset id: cow.01 , to make timid and submissive, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

cow.01: COW-V NOTES: Frames file for 'cow' based on internet usage examples, expansion via VN. VerbNet entry 31.1, comparison with 'intimidate.' (from cow.01-v predicate notes)


cow (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: intimidating entity (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: entity intimidated (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: Manner or Instrument if separate from Arg 0

Example: Passive, adjectival

        To vanquish [a people]-1 already cowed *-1.

        Argm-tmp: already
        Rel: cowed
        Arg1: *-1

Example: ARG0 and ARG2

        Not long ago she might have cowed him with the look she gave him,

        Arg0: with
        Argm-mnr: the
        Rel: look
        Arg1: she
        Argm-mnr: gave him,