Predicate: defect

Roleset id: defect.01 , to abandon a position or association, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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


defect (v.)
defection (n.)
defecting (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: double agent, defector
        Arg1-DIR: entity defected from
        Arg2-GOL: entity defected to

Example: defect-v: with Arg2

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

        The latter comes from the perception [*ICH*-1] , on the part of many people in network TV , that their only hope of [*]keeping viewers-2 from [*-2] defecting to cable is [*] to fill the airwaves with an increasingly raw sensationalism .

        Arg0: [*-2]
        Rel: defecting
        Arg2: to cable

Example: defect-v: intransitive

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

        In last week 's House vote , 41 Republicans defected .

        Argm-loc: In last week 's House vote
        Arg0: 41 Republicans
        Rel: defected

Example: defecting-n

        It had never really been too big of an issue, his defecting from the company.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: defecting
        Arg1: from the company