Predicate: stave_off

Roleset id: stave_off.01 , to prevent from happening, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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


stave_off (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: preventer, agent
        Arg1-PPT: action prevented

Example: transitive

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

        Such news is good for bonds because economic weakness sometimes causes [the Federal Reserve]-1 to lower interest rates in an effort [*]-1 to stimulate the economy and stave off a recession .

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: [ stave] [ off]
        Arg1: a recession