What does stealing mean?

Definitions for stealing
steal·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stealing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing(noun)

    the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

    "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"

  2. stealth, stealing(noun)

    avoiding detection by moving carefully

Wiktionary

  1. stealing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to steal.

  2. stealing(Noun)

    That which is stolen; stolen property.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stealing

    of Steal

  2. Stealing(noun)

    the act of taking feloniously the personal property of another without his consent and knowledge; theft; larceny

  3. Stealing(noun)

    that which is stolen; stolen property; -- chiefly used in the plural

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. stealing

    The gaining of a rat-line or two in height while waiting on the lower part of the rigging for the order to go aloft. Also, a vessel is said to steal ahead when she moves with the lightest breath of air.

Anagrams for stealing »

  1. taglines

  2. gelatins

  3. genitals

  4. Galenist

How to pronounce stealing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say stealing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stealing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stealing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of stealing in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    This will probably be one of the biggest topics I discuss with President Xi, we have repeatedly said to the Chinese government that we understand traditional intelligence-gathering functions that all states, including us, engage in. ... That is fundamentally different from your government or its proxies engaging directly in industrial espionage and stealing trade secrets, stealing proprietary information from companies. That we consider an act of aggression that has to stop.

  2. Tim Burrack:

    What no one seems to understand is that they're stealing from people like me, they're stealing the research that farmers pay for when they buy Monsanto seed.

  3. 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.

  4. Maung Maung Soe:

    They have little legal protection as there are no (labor) laws to protect housemaids against employers. But if they are accused of stealing money from their employer they can easily be prosecuted.

  5. Jerome Fourquet:

    What's clear is that the National Front is stealing lots of voters both from the UMP and the Socialists regardless of what party leaders tell them.

Images & Illustrations of stealing

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