theft

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Theft \Theft\ (th[e^]ft), noun [OE. thefte, AS. [thorn]i['e]f[eth]e, [thorn][=y]f[eth]e, [thorn]e['o]f[eth]e. See {Thief}.]

1. (Law) 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.

Note: To constitute theft there must be a taking without the owner's consent, and it must be unlawful or felonious; every part of the property stolen must be removed, however slightly, from its former position; and it must be, at least momentarily, in the complete possession of the thief. See {Larceny}, and the Note under {Robbery}.

2. The thing stolen. [R.]

If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, . . . he shall restore double. --Ex. xxii. 4.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

theft

noun

1: the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International" [syn: {larceny}, {theft}, {thievery}, {thieving}, {stealing}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

FIRST PRINCIPLES and VALUES

This URL is being reserved for all of us who have a desire to promote electronic democracy, science, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, race and gender equality, civil rights, equal access to education, personal liberty, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, open and transparent government that respects the privacy of all citizens in all cases with the exception of when an individually specific search warrant is issued by a judge who is not a part of a secret court, global monetary reform, secularism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of the War on Drugs.

FCC Complaint
query failed: Line #:6649 QUERY="INSERT INTO botlog(date,word,agent,engine,thishost) values (date(now()),'theft','CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)',engine,'define.com')"