Predicate: divorce

Roleset id: divorce.01 , to obtain a divorce, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

divorce.01: DIVORCE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'divorce' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from divorce.01-v predicate notes) DIVORCED-J NOTES: Based on Thyme data. Comparison to divorce.01-v (from divorced.01-j) DIVORCE-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from divorce.01-n)


divorce (v.)
divorce (n.)
divorced (j.)
get_divorced (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: initiator of end of marriage, agent (vnrole: 36.2-Agent)
        Arg1-COM: ex-spouse (vnrole: 36.2-co-agent)

Example: transitive

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

        He divorced his first wife three years ago and married the daughter of his court clerk .

        Arg0: He
        Rel: divorced
        Arg1: his first wife
        ArgM-TMP: three years ago

Example: Use arg 0 when you only have one spouse

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

        The patient is divorced and lives in Ocala, FL.

        Arg0: The patient
        Rel: divorced

Roleset id: divorce.02 , to separate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

divorce.02: DIVORCE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'divorce' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from divorce.02-v predicate notes)


divorce (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of separation, agent (vnrole: 23.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity separated (vnrole: 23.1-1-Patient)
        Arg2-PPT: entity separated from (vnrole: 23.1-1-co-patient)

Example: with Arg2

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        `` The } influence of the { U.S. is not being felt [*-2] in Central America ; [Washington 's decisions]-1 do not respond to a policy , and are divorced [*-1] from reality , '' says [*T*-3] Fernando Volio , a Costa Rican congressman and former foreign minister .

        ArgM-NEG: not
        Rel: divorced
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg2: from reality