What does thievery mean?

Definitions for thievery
ˈθi və rithiev·e·ry

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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"


  1. thieverynoun

    The act of theft, the act of stealing.

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Thieverynoun

    the practice of stealing; theft; thievishness

  2. Thieverynoun

    that which is stolen

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thievery in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thievery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of thievery in a Sentence

  1. Lacy Clay:

    He had no right to take that picture down, it’s thievery.

  2. Abdelsalam Mahmoud:

    Everywhere in Egypt, every city or village, has different circumstances. A certain village might have a robbery problem and so the sermon should talk about thievery. Another place might have widespread murder and that is what should be discussed.

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    I could think of no worse example for nations abroad, who for the first time were trying to put free electoral procedures into effect, than that of the United States wrangling over the results of our presidential election, and even suggesting that the presidency itself could be stolen by thievery at the ballot box.

  4. Brian Klawiter:

    I am a Christian. My company will be run in a way that reflects that. Dishonesty, thievery, immoral behavior, etc. will not be welcomed, i would not hesitate to refuse service to an openly gay person or persons. Homosexuality is wrong, period.

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