Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive & intransitive verb To take (something) by theft or commit theft.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To be a thief; practise theft; steal; prey.
  • To take by theft; steal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To practice theft; to steal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive : To commit theft.

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

  • verb take by theft

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Perhaps from Old English thēofian, from thēof, thief.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old English þēofian.

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