Definitions of theft

  1. The act of stealing; specifically, the felonious taking and removing of personal property, with an intent to deprive the rightful owner of the same; larceny. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The thing stolen. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. That which is stolen. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. The act of stealing; robbery; the property stolen. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Act of thieving. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Act of stealing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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Usage examples for theft

  1. " But the theft of a heart will make the weight of my sins heavy, when my own heart is weighed," sighed the old man. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Whoever it was who had committed the theft must have been a professional airman. – Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane by Roy Rockwood