Predicate: numb

Roleset id: numb.01 , cause numbness, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

numb.01: NUMB-V NOTES: Frames file for 'numb' based on sentences in ECTB. Verbnet entry 31.1. (from numb.01-v predicate notes)


numb (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: Stimulus of numbness (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: numbed entity (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument


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

        We comfort ourselves, or at least numb the pain.

        Arg0: We
        Argm-adv: at least
        Rel: numb
        Arg1: the pain

Example: all args

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

        They numbed him with pain medication.

        Arg0: They
        Rel: numbed
        Arg1: him
        Arg2: with pain medication.