Predicate: thieve

Roleset id: thieve.01 , steal, be a thief, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

thieve.01: THIEVE-V NOTES: Expanded, VN updated, by Julia, 10/2010. Member of Vncls steal-10.5. (from thieve.01-v)


thieve (v.)Theft
theft (n.)Theft Offenses
thieving (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: thief (vnrole: 10.5-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing stolen (vnrole: 10.5-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: source (vnrole: 10.5-Source)

Example: theive-v

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        There have been cooing doves, chattering magpies, thieving jackdaws, a proud peacock, a silly goose, and a harpy eagle -- whom I was silly enough to mate with and who is now busy tearing at my vitals''.

        Rel: thieving
        Arg0: jackdaws

Example: theiving-n

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

        It was responsible and sometimes dangerous work because the thieving is awful in the port of New York.

        Rel: thieving

Example: theive-v: all args

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        In Weston-super-Mare police arrested a man who-1 *trace*-1 had thieved a mattress from a local outlet store

        Arg0: *trace*-1 (= who)
        Argm-slc: who-1 -> a man
        Rel: thieved
        Arg1: a mattress
        Arg2: from a local outlet store