Definition of Theft in English :

Define Theft in English

Theft meaning in English

Meaning of Theft in English

Pronunciation of Theft in English

Theft pronunciation in English

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1. larceny, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving

the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

Example Sentences:
'the thieving is awful at Kennedy International'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of theft
1. criminal law
the dishonest taking of property belonging to another person with the intention of depriving the owner permanently of its possession
2. rare
something stolen

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see synonyms of theft
the act or an instance of stealing; larceny

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see synonyms of theft
a. The unlawful taking of the property of another; larceny: the prevention of theft.
b. An instance of such taking: several car thefts.
2. Obsolete Something stolen.

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