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Another word for theft

  1. The crime of taking someone else's property without consent

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Another word for theft

Synonym Study

  • Burglary in legal use implies a breaking into a house with intent to commit theft or other felony and is often restricted to such an act accomplished at night
  • Robbery is frequently used in the same general sense as theft , but in its strict legal sense implies the felonious taking of another's property from that person or in his or her immediate presence by the use of violence or intimidation
  • Theft is the general term and larceny the legal term for the unlawful or felonious taking away of another's property without his or her consent and with the intention of depriving the person of it