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Meaning & Definition of Theft in English

English

Theft

/θɛft/

noun

1. The act of taking something from someone unlawfully

  • "The thieving is awful at kennedy international"
    synonym:
  • larceny
  • ,
  • theft
  • ,
  • thievery
  • ,
  • thieving
  • ,
  • stealing

Examples of using

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
I would like to report a theft.
The police arrested him for theft.