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  • n. The action of the verb to steal.
  • n. That which is stolen; stolen property.
  • v. Present participle of steal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of taking feloniously the personal property of another without his consent and knowledge; theft; larceny.
  • n. That which is stolen; stolen property; -- chiefly used in the plural.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of one who steals; theft.
  • n. That which is stolen; stolen property: used chiefly in the plural: as, his stealings amounted to thousands of dollars.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
  • n. avoiding detection by moving carefully

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