Predicate: purloin

Roleset id: purloin.01 , to steal, filch, or pilfer, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

purloin.01: PURLOIN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'purloin' based on Verbnet entry 10.5 (from purloin.01-v predicate notes)


purloin (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: thief, agent (vnrole: 10.5-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing stolen (vnrole: 10.5-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: stolen from (vnrole: 10.5-Source)
        Arg3-GOL: stolen for (vnrole: 10.5-Beneficiary)

Example: thieves

        The thieves purloined the bank, taking all the money for themselves.

        Arg0: the thieves
        Rel: purloined
        Arg2: the bank
        Arg1: the money
        Arg3: themselves