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stealing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the unlawful taking and carrying away of property without the consent of its owner
  • in those days the stealing of a horse was a very serious crime

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stealing

verb
present participle of steal

Synonyms & Antonyms of stealing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • the guy who tried to steal my car was sentenced to a year in jail

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2 to move about in a sly or secret manner
  • the teenagers were able to steal past a security guard and enter the fairgrounds without paying admission

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“Stealing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stealing. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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