Predicate: renounce

Roleset id: renounce.01 , repudiate, deny, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

renounce.01: RENOUNCE-V NOTES: Member of Vncls resign-10.11. Updated by Julia, 10/2010. (from renounce.01-v)


renounce (v.)Renunciation


        Arg0-PAG: denier (vnrole: 10.11-agent)
        Arg1-DIR: thing denied (vnrole: 10.11-source)
        Arg2-GOL: benefactive

Example: some things never change

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

        Israel has long claimed [Mr. Arafat]-1 never meant *trace*-1 to renounce terrorism, particularly because he and his lieutenants reserved the right to press ``armed struggle'' against the Jewish state.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: renounce
        Arg1: terrorism

Example: benefactive

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

        Kidder Peabody became the most recent firm to swear off stock-index arbitrage trading for its own account, and [Merrill Lynch]-1 late yesterday took the major step of *trace*-1 renouncing the trading strategy even for its clients.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: renouncing
        Arg1: the trading strategy
        Arg2: even for its clients