thieve


thieve

verb (used with object), thieved, thiev·ing.

  1. to take by theft; steal.

verb (used without object), thieved, thiev·ing.

  1. to act as a thief; commit theft; steal.

verb

  1. to steal (someone’s possessions)

v.Old English þeofian, from þeof (see thief). Rare in Old English, not common until 17c. Thieving first attested 1520s.

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