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Definition of the noun stealing

What does stealing mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: stealings

  1. the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
  2. avoiding detection by moving carefully

Alternative definition of the noun stealing


  1. The action of the verb to steal.


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Google previewThey Belonged to Glasgow (2011)

by Rudolph Kenna

Police said: 'Tortoise stealing is a fairly rare crime in the city.' Veteran cracksman and prison escapee Johnny Ramensky was found not guilty of safeblowing after forensic evidence was found to be faulty. It was the first acquittal in 'Gentleman' ...

Google previewThe Transfer Society (2001)

Economic Expenditures on Transfer Activity by David N. Laband, George McClintock

We are referring, in its simplest form, to stealing. Stealing is a forced transfer from the victim to the thief.

Google previewA popular dictionary of parochial law & taxation (1834)

and of the duties of parish offficers alphabetically arranged : comprising assessed taxes; poor and church rares; highway rates;... and generally all information likely to be serviceable to parochial authorities or sought for by parishioners and rate-payers by John Henry Brady, James N. Mahon

The other offences enumerated in the Acts above-mentioned, are as follow : Stealing securities for money, or warrants for 7 and » Geo. goods ; robbing, or stealing from the person ; assault- *• **' ing with intent to rob ; demanding property with ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Typography (2010)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

S Stop Stealing Sheep 240 Stop Stealing Sheep and Find Out How Type Works is the title of a book by Erik Spiekermann and E. M. Ginger. The book's title refers to a quote attributed to (though this is most likely a mis-quote) American type ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

Child Stealing ..... Coining . . .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Psychology (2007)

by Roy F. Baumeister, Kathleen D. Vohs

Reasons for Effectiveness Recent research suggests several reasons stealing thunder might work. One is that the revealer appears to be credible, and thus, likeable. Another is that because the negative self-revelation is so unexpected, ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the Old Testament (1977)

by G. Johannes Botterweck, Helmer Ringgren

More serious types of theft, such as stealing things that belong to the temple or to the king, are also punishable by death (§ 6).

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Quotes about Stealing

The maiden stealing makes me shy.
Stealing tenth time from home,
I don’t feel that I am stealing.
Conscience pricks me the first time.

(17.03.2011) (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of S1T1E1A1L1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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