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Definitions for thieving
thiev·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealingadjective

    the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

    "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"

  2. thieving(a), thievishadjective

    given to thievery

Wiktionary

  1. thievingnoun

    The action of theft.

  2. thievingadjective

    That thieves; that steals.

Wikipedia

  1. thieving

    Theft is the act of taking another person's property or services without that person's permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it. The word theft is also used as a synonym or informal shorthand term for some crimes against property, such as larceny, robbery, embezzlement, extortion, blackmail, or receiving stolen property. In some jurisdictions, theft is considered to be synonymous with larceny, while in others, theft is defined more narrowly. Someone who carries out an act of theft may be described as a "thief" (PL: thieves).Theft is the name of a statutory offence in California, Canada, England and Wales, Hong Kong, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and the Australian states of South Australia and Victoria.

ChatGPT

  1. thieving

    Thieving refers to the act of stealing, particularly in a secretive or surreptitious manner. It involves taking someone else's property without their permission or consent with the intention of keeping it. Thieving can also be used to describe a person who habitually steals or is dishonest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thieving

    of Thieve

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thieving in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thieving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of thieving in a Sentence

  1. Andre Menezes:

    We are here to express our indignation with the government-sponsored corruption and thieving, and to demand Dilma's impeachment, she may have not been directly involved in the corruption at Petrobras, but she certainly knew about it, and for me that makes her just as guilty and justifies her ouster.

  2. Juan Guaido:

    We all know who is responsible for the blackout - Maduro, we must accelerate the process to remove this corrupt and thieving regime.

  3. Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov:

    Turkey is the main consumer of the oil stolen from its rightful owners, Syria and Iraq. According to information we've received, the senior political leadership of the country - President Erdogan and his family - are involved in this criminal business, maybe I'm being too blunt, but one can only entrust control over this thieving business to one's closest associates.

  4. Marialbert Barrios:

    There's a clamor for change. This is a broken, thieving government.

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