What does stealing mean?

Definitions for stealing
steal·ing

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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
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. Bo Muller-Moore:

    People recognize that a dude in Vermont that currently has people stealing my easily replicable designs, they recognize I need more protection, people recognize that I'm selling T-shirts online, and they're selling sandwiches in airports and malls and stand-alone stores. And there's plenty of room for each of us.

  2. Robert Dellavella:

    Individuals who are not getting treatment services are many times stealing from their fellow citizens, they are getting admitted to hospitals which are much higher in level in care and cost a lot more, if the percentage of them can be saved and into recovery by non-hospital treatment services – and they are numerous and they are doing a great job – then we’ll not only save lives, but we’ll save dollars.

  3. National Review:

    Proposition 47 downgraded a variety of ‘non-serious, nonviolent crimes’ that had previously been considered felonies to misdemeanors…. A thief may now steal something under (a $950 limit) on a daily basis and it will never rise to felony status.… In the event that a perpetrator is pursued and apprehended, the consequence can be a small fine or a brief stay in jail. In reality, these repercussions are rare, outrage in these circumstances is apolitical…. ‘Every bicycle in our building has been stolen,’ says Karen Burns, president of a San Francisco condo association. ‘I’ve caught so many people stealing packages. They don’t care. They know nothing will happen to them. It’s crazy. It’s horrible. I feel like these people need to go to jail.’.

  4. 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.

  5. Pope Francis:

    This culture of waste has made us insensitive even to the waste and disposal of food, which is even more despicable when all over the world many individuals and families are suffering from hunger and malnutrition. we should all remember, however, that throwing food away is like stealing from the tables of the poor, the hungry.

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