Predicate: disavow

Roleset id: disavow.01 , disclaim knowledge of, responsibility for, or association with; repudiate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

disavow.01: DISAVOW-V NOTES: And I don't think that usage even reflects the dictionary definition. (from disavow.01-v)


disavow (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: disavower
        Arg1-PPT: thing disavowed
        Arg2-GOL: listener to statement of disavowal

Example: the one example

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

        But when the judge received his payment book, he disavowed the deal.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: disavowed
        Arg1: the deal

Example: With arg2, listener

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

        Signs proclaiming "King of Pop," a title 0-1 Michael disavowed *T*-1 to Oprah only two years earlier, are everywhere.

        Argm-slc: 0-1 --> *a title
        Arg0: Michael
        Rel: disavowed
        Arg1: *T*-1
        Arg2: to Oprah
        Argm-tmp: only two years earlier