What does stealing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealingnoun

    the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

    "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"

  2. stealth, stealingnoun

    avoiding detection by moving carefully

Wiktionary

  1. stealingnoun

    The action of the verb to steal.

  2. stealingnoun

    That which is stolen; stolen property.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stealing

    of Steal

  2. Stealingnoun

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

  3. Stealingnoun

    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.

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  1. taglines

  2. gelatins

  3. genitals

  4. Galenist

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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. Jay Freeman:

    Stealing one or 10 or 100 hives would result in the same charge.

  2. Arnold Kamler:

    While we respect President Trump's decision to go after China and get them to change, and stop stealing intellectual properties, and to protect high-tech industries -- the bicycle industry is a very low-tech industry -- and we're the ones being targeted and having to pay the price.

  3. Mitchell Krawiec-Thayer:

    This lowers the barrier of entry to everyone, the downside is that criminals have started using that. Stealing other people's resources, putting strain on their equipment – it's a straight-up threat.

  4. Francisco Luna:

    The platforms are in isolated areas. It's easier than stealing in the city.

  5. Denis Goldberg:

    We fought apartheid because the resources and the valuable minerals and the lives of our people were stolen by apartheid and now we are stealing the very valuable things that our very constitution is supposed to defend. Of course we needed Kathy.

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