What does Thief mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thief, stealernoun

    a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it

Wiktionary

  1. thiefnoun

    One who has carried out a theft

    Etymology: From þeof, from þeubaz.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thiefnoun

    one who steals; one who commits theft or larceny. See Theft

  2. Thiefnoun

    a waster in the snuff of a candle

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thief

    thēf, n. one who steals or takes unlawfully what is not his own.—ns. Thief′-catch′er, -tā′ker, one whose business is to detect thieves and bring them to justice: a detective. [A.S. theóf; Ice. thjóf-r, Ger. dieb.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thief' in Nouns Frequency: #2074

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thief in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thief in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Thief in a Sentence

  1. Jitendra Singh:

    When Jitendra Singh said,' I'm hungry and that's why I'm stealing,' I said OK, Jitendra Singh has some genuine problem. Jitendra Singh's not a thief who's going and stealing stuff and selling it.

  2. Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey:

    Time is a cruel thief to rob us of our former selves. We lose as much to life as we do to death.

  3. Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde:

    Punctuality is the thief of time.

  4. Fabrice:

    I was quite relieved when my wife got her credit card stolen...; the thief was spending less!

  5. Proverb:

    Thief who steals thief has one hundred years of pardon.

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