Predicate: dispense

Roleset id: dispense.01 , stop some action, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dispense.01: DISPENSE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'dispense' based on financial subcorpus. No VNcls. Comparison with 'distribute' and 'end'. (from dispense.01-v)


dispense (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity causing something to end
        Arg1-PPT: thing ending

Example: dispense-v: from the corpus

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

        RJR's executives have said they will dispense with certain brands, in particular, that aren't leaders in their markets.

        Arg0: they
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: dispense
        Arg1: with certain brands , in particular , that aren't leaders in their markets

Roleset id: dispense.02 , distribute, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dispense.02: DISPENSE-V NOTES: nominal 'dispensation' based on BOLT-7. (from dispense.02-v) DISPENSATION-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from dispensation.02-n)


dispense (v.)
dispensation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: dispenser
        Arg1-PPT: thing dispensed
        Arg2-GOL: dispensed to

Example: dispense-v: made up

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

        John dispensed bad advice to passers-by.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: dispensed
        Arg1: bad advice
        Arg2: to passers-by

Example: dispensation-n

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

        Is the dosage dispensation safeguarded ? What guarantees the safety of the medicine ? If the medicine is used to make money , will curing patients be delayed ?

        Arg1: dosage
        Rel: dispensation