Predicate: confiscate

Roleset id: confiscate.01 , take away, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

confiscate.01: CONFISCATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'confiscate' based on sentences in financial subcorpusand automatic expansion via verbnet. (from confiscate.01-v predicate notes) CONFISCATION-N NOTES: (from confiscation.01-n)


confiscate (v.)
confiscation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: Taker (vnrole: 10.5-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing taken (vnrole: 10.5-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: entity taken from (vnrole: 10.5-Source)

Example: confiscate-v: one arg, passive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        A seizure also would make the case the largest -- and one of the first -- in which [lawyers' fees]-1 have been confiscated *trace*-1 in a prosecution unrelated to drugs.

        Rel: confiscated
        Arg1: *trace*
        ArgM-LOC: in a prosecution unrelated to drugs

Example: ARG0 and ARG1 and ARG2

        Another described how tax - collection officials in Thanh Hoa province one night stormed through homes and confiscated rice from starving villagers .

        Argm-mnr: how
        Arg0: tax - collection officials in Thanh Hoa province
        Argm-tmp: one night
        Rel: confiscated
        Arg1: rice
        Arg2: from starving villagers

Example: confiscation-n

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

        A central element of persecution by the Communist government in Romania was the uncompensated confiscation of property from religious communities...

        Argm-mnr: uncompensated
        Rel: confiscation
        Arg1: of property
        Arg2: from religious communities