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. Cap Peterson:

    I think everyone would like to see more of the spectacular things you used to see in baseball : the base stealing, the arguments with the umpire, people screaming,' throw the bums out,'.

  2. Robert Wittman:

    The real art in art heists is not the stealing, it's the selling.

  3. John Nores:

    Water stealing has never been more severe.

  4. Chris Christie:

    We acted differently, we conducted our lives differently. We were reticent. We were scared to do things as a people. That's a stealing of our liberty too.

  5. Josh Waites:

    Shanga's accused of stealing over 650,000 in both sales and withholding tax, (With) penalties and interest, it’s up to over $1 million owed.

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    • A. disjointed
    • B. tight
    • C. victimised
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