What does stealing mean?

Definitions for stealing
steal·ing

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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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  3. genitals

  4. Galenist

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  1. Alex
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    Veena
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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. The President:

    If The President is essentially stealing money that's been allocated to go to the various states for various purposes but no longer will, we're being harmed, our people are being harmed.

  2. Chuck Grassley:

    We need to have legitimate structural changes &enforcement w China or else they will continue cheating &stealing our IP/trade secrets.

  3. Asaf Cidon:

    It’s an illustrative example of the economic incentive for attackers, instead of using the malware as a vehicle for ransomware, they prefer to use it as a mechanism for stealing credentials undetected, and then using those to launch follow up attacks from the compromised account.

  4. Shaquille Dukes:

    The first thing he said to me wasn't,' What's your name ? Can I help you ?' but' Are you stealing this ?'.

  5. Andy Orellana:

    Every American and Californian has the Constitutional right as a citizen to cast their ballot and have it counted, expanding voting access is NOT stealing an election, contrary to what Republicans in Washington may believe. Instead of undermining an election at the 11th hour they should follow the lead of the Republican Mayor of Lancaster who is supporting their candidate and called for this voting center to be opened.

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