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theft

noun

1 theft

The act of taking something from someone unlawfully.

synonyms: larceny, stealing, thievery, thieving.

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Roget 789: taking etc. v.; reception etc. (taking in) 296; deglutition etc. (taking food) 298; appropriation, prehension, prensation; ... show more

Roget 791: stealing etc. v.; theft, thievery, latrociny, direption; abstraction, appropriation; plagiary, plagiarism; autoplagiarism; latrocinium.    spoliation, ... show more

Dutch: diefstal, dieverij
Polish: przywłaszczenie




Moby thesaurus: acquisition, appropriation, boosting, burglary, caper, claiming, embezzlement, filch, filching, grab, heist, hijacking, job, larceny, lift, lifting, pilferage, pilfering, pinch, pinching ... show more.

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