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Synonyms for theft
θɛft

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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"

    Synonyms:
    thievery, larceny, thieving, stealth, stealing

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. theft

    Synonyms:
    robbery, thieving, stealing, pilfering, filching, larceny, depredation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. theft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    larceny, robbery, stealing, shoplifting, pilfering, thievery

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. theft(n)

    Synonyms:
    stealing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "theft":

    vol, robbery, flight, larceny, flights, robo, usurpation, stolen, burglary, stealing, vols, rustling, flying, anti-theft, looting

How to pronounce theft?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say theft in sign language?

  1. theft

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#21721burglary
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#163610pilfering

How to use theft in a sentence?

  1. Bill Priestap:

    The Chinese's an open secret that relevant Bill Priestap government agencies have long engaged in large-scale and organized cyber theft and surveillance against foreign governments, companies and individuals, the' cyber theft' accusations against The Chinese by Bill Priestap are purely groundless counter-charges and can deceive no one but The Chinese.

  2. William Evanina:

    The harm can range from negligence, such as failing to secure data or clicking on a spear-phishing link, to malicious activities like theft, sabotage, espionage, unauthorized disclosure of classified information or even violence.

  3. Publilius Syrus:

    If you refuse where you have always granted you invite to theft.

  4. William Evanina:

    All organizations are vulnerable to insider threats from employees who may use their authorized access to facilities, personnel or information to harm their organizations - intentionally or unintentionally, the harm can range from negligence, such as failing to secure data or clicking on a spear-phishing link, to malicious activities like theft, sabotage, espionage, unauthorized disclosure of classified information or even violence.

  5. Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni:

    The Greek position has not changed in any way simply because we cannot accept the theft, a loan, the prime minister's proposal to exhibit the sculptures in Athens, is unrelated and does not change our long-standing demand.


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