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Synonyms and Antonyms of thievery

  1. the unlawful taking and carrying away of property without the consent of its owner <a man who has a history of petty thievery and narcotics peddling> Synonyms larceny, robbery, stealing, theftRelated Words burglary, housebreaking; embezzlement, embezzling, graft, misapplication, misappropriation, peculation; petit larceny, petty larceny; filching, pilferage, pilfering, purloining, shoplifting; abduction, carjacking, hijacking (also highjacking), kidnapping (also kidnaping), shanghaiing; despoilment, despoliation, looting, pillage, plundering, rapine, spoliation; poaching, rustling; black marketeering, smuggling; banditry, piracy

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