Predicate: repel

Roleset id: repel.01 , fight or scare off, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

repel.01: REPEL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'repel' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entry 31.1, other framed members include comfort, convince, encourage, interest, reassure, scare, shock, spook, threaten, worry. I'm not sure about that. (from repel.01-v predicate notes)


repel (v.)
repellent (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: repeller (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: repelled entity (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument

Example: repel-v: agentive

        [Sea Containers Ltd.]-1, in a long-awaited move *trace*-1 to repel a hostile takeover bid, said it will sell $1.1 billion of assets and use some of the proceeds to buy about 50% of its common shares for $70 apiece.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: repel
        Arg1: a hostile takeover bid

Example: ARG1 and ARG2

        For a long time , the Taiwanese people have been deeply repelled by moneyed politics and the interference of organized crime .

        Argm-tmp: For a long time
        Arg1: the Taiwanese people
        Argm-adv: deeply
        Rel: repelled
        Arg2: by moneyed politics and the interference of organized crime

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        All the people of Somalia are urged to repel this invasion .

        Arg0: All the people of Somalia
        Rel: repel
        Arg1: this invasion