Predicate: refute

Roleset id: refute.01 , to deny or prove to be false, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

refute.01: REFUTE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'refute' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from refute.01-v predicate notes)


refute (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: denier, prover, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity refuted

Example: transitive

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

        AT& T-1 assembled three of its top executives in Washington , all visibly angry , [*-1]-2 to try [*-2] to refute MCI 's charges .

        Arg0: [*-2]
        Rel: refute
        Arg1: MCI 's charges