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. Joe Biden:

    China - the problem isn't the trade deficit, the problem is they're stealing our intellectual property. The problem is they're violating the WTO. They're dumping steel on us, and that's why you need to organize the world to take on China, to stop the corrupt practices that are under way.

  2. 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.

  3. Xavier Becerra:

    We're going to try to halt The President from violating The Constitution, the separation of powers, from stealing money from Americans and states that has been allocated by Congress, lawfully.

  4. Bryan Kibler:

    We’re just stealing the language that sanctuary cities use, we wanted to … get across that our Second Amendment rights are slowly being stripped away.

  5. President Obama:

    There's no excuse for the kind of violence that we saw yesterday, when individuals get crowbars and start prying open doors to loot, they're not protesting. They're not making a statement. They're stealing.

Images & Illustrations of stealing

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