What does thief mean?

Definitions for thief
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thief, stealer(noun)

    a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it

Wiktionary

  1. thief(Noun)

    One who has carried out a theft

    Etymology: From þeof, from þeubaz.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thief(noun)

    one who steals; one who commits theft or larceny. See Theft

  2. Thief(noun)

    a waster in the snuff of a candle

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thief

    thēf, n. one who steals or takes unlawfully what is not his own.—ns. Thief′-catch′er, -tā′ker, one whose business is to detect thieves and bring them to justice: a detective. [A.S. theóf; Ice. thjóf-r, Ger. dieb.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thief' in Nouns Frequency: #2074

How to pronounce thief?

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How to say thief in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thief in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thief in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of thief in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    As a criminal law; a thief bears a penalty for its crime; conversely, a literary thief enjoys the profitability of plagiarism-crime as self-exception from its moral-corruption, and humiliation of inner voice and conscience.

  2. So I Married an Axe Murderer:

    Charlie Woman... woe-man... whoooa-man. She was a thief, you got to believe, she stole my heart and my cat. Judy, Betty, Josie and those hot Pussycats... they made me horny, on Saturday morning... girls of cartoo-ins will leave me in ruins... I want to to be Betty's Barney. Jane... get me off this crazy thing... called love.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    What a deformed thief this fashion is.

  4. Alex Whipple:

    I would never, ever in a million years have thought he was capable of harming such a cute little girl, i knew he was a thief, but I never labeled him as a murderer.

  5. Jitendra Singh:

    When Jitendra Singh said,' I'm hungry and that's why I'm stealing,' I said OK, Jitendra Singh has some genuine problem. Jitendra Singh's not a thief who's going and stealing stuff and selling it.

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