stealing

stealing
noun

he was convicted of stealing

Syn:
theft, thieving, thievery, robbery, larceny, burglary, shoplifting, pilfering, pilferage, looting, misappropriation; embezzlement; formal peculation

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  • Stealing — Steal ing, n. 1. The act of taking feloniously the personal property of another without his consent and knowledge; theft; larceny. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is stolen; stolen property; chiefly used in the plural. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stealing — index acquisition, burglary, embezzlement, housebreaking, misappropriation, plagiarism, robbery, theft B …   Law dictionary

  • Stealing — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Stealing >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 stealing stealing &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 theft theft thievery latrociny| direption Sgm: N 1 abstraction abstraction appropriation Sgm: N 1 plagiary …   English dictionary for students

  • stealing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Taking dishonestly Nouns 1. stealing, theft, thievery, robbery; abduction, kidnapping; abstraction, appropriation; plagiarism; rape, depredation, poaching, raid; spoliation, plunder, pillage, sack,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Stealing — Steal Steal (st[=e]l), v. t. [imp. {Stole} (st[=o]l); p. p. {Stolen} (st[=o] l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stealing}.] [OE. stelen, AS. stelan; akin to OFries. stela, D. stelen, OHG. stelan, G. stehlen, Icel. stela, SW. stj[ a]la, Dan. sti[ae]le, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stealing — n 1. robbery, theft, thievery, pilferage, pilfering, filching, Sl. swiping, Sl. hustling, Sl. copping; peculation, embezzlement, Law. defalcation, misappropriation; shoplifting, palming, Sl. boosting; Psychol. kleptomania; smuggling, bootlegging; …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Stealing O'Neal — supporting All Time Low at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne, June 2009. Background information Origin Melbourne …   Wikipedia

  • Stealing First Base — «Stealing First Base» «Укравший первый поцелуй» Эпизод «Симпсонов» Постер к эпизоду Номер эпизода 456 Код эпизода MABF07 …   Википедия

  • Stealing a Nation — is a documentary by journalist filmmaker John Pilger about the expulsion of Chagos Islanders. They were forcibly removed by the British government between 1967 and 1973 to Mauritius, 1,000 miles away, so that the island could be used as an… …   Wikipedia

  • Stealing First Base — Episodio de Los Simpson Episodio n.º Temporada 21 Episodio 456 Código de producción MABF07 Guionista(s) Estrellas invitadas Angela Bassett y Sarah Silverman Fecha&# …   Wikipedia Español

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