Predicate: devour

Roleset id: devour.01 , eat ravenously, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

devour.01: DEVOUR-V NOTES: This is the prototypical transitive verb. (from devour.01-v)


devour (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: eater (vnrole: 39.4-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing eaten (vnrole: 39.4-1-Patient)

Example: transitive

        Yet our efforts are somehow less noble than those of an investment expert studiously devouring press clippings on each company he follows.

        Arg0: an investment expert
        ArgM-MNR: studiously
        Rel: devouring
        Arg1: press clippings on each company he follows