Predicate: wean

Roleset id: wean.01 , cause to be no longer dependent on, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

wean.01: WEAN-V NOTES: VN updated by Julia, 10/2010. Member of Vncls cheat-10.6. (from wean.01-v) WEANING-N NOTES: Based on temprel and stratified data. Comparison to wean.01. Wean.01-v is a member of VN class cheat-10.6. Framed by Katie. (from weaning.01-n)


wean (v.)
weaning (n.)


        Can also occur with arg2-off and arg2-of. (from wean.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: causer, agent (vnrole: 10.6-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: newly independent entity (vnrole: 10.6-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: former dependency (vnrole: 10.6-Source)

Example: the one example

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

        But [Time]-1, as part of the more cost-conscious Time Warner, wants [*-1]to wean itself away from expensive gimmicks.

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: wean
        Arg1: itself
        Argm-dir: away
        Arg2: from expensive gimmicks


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

        The weaning of children from the bottle

        Rel: weaning
        Arg1: of children
        Arg2: from the bottle