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Definition of Theft


  1. The act of stealing; specifically, the felonious taking and removing of personal property, with an intent to deprive the rightful owner of the same; larceny.
  2. The thing stolen.

Theft Quotations

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 are not clothed.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Stealing is stealing. I don't care if it's on the Internet or you're breaking into a warehouse somewhere - it's theft.
Patrick Leahy

The police can't protect consumers. People need to be more aware and educated about identity theft. You need to be a little bit wiser, a little bit smarter and there's nothing wrong with being skeptical. We live in a time when if you make it easy for someone to steal from you, someone will.
Frank Abagnale

The video game culture was an important thing to keep alive in the film because we're in a new era right now. The idea that kids can play video games like Grand Theft Auto or any video game is amazing. The video games are one step before a whole other virtual universe.
Vin Diesel

Doesn't the fight for survival also justify swindle and theft? In self defence, anything goes.
Imelda Marcos
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Theft Translations

theft in Danish is tyveri
theft in Dutch is diefstal, ontvreemding
theft in French is fauche
theft in German is Diebstahl, Dieb
theft in Italian is ladrocinio
theft in Latin is furtum
theft in Portuguese is roubo, furto
theft in Spanish is robo, hurto, latrocinio