1. [syn: larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Thievery \Thiev"er*y\, n.
1. The practice of stealing; theft; thievishness.
Among the Spartans, thievery was a practice morally
good and honest. --South.
2. That which is stolen. [Obs.] --Shak.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the
thieving is awful at Kennedy International" [syn:
larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "thievery":
abstraction, annexation, appropriation, boosting, conversion,
conveyance, embezzlement, filching, fraud, graft, larceny,
liberation, lift, lifting, pilferage, pilfering, pinch, pinching,
poaching, purloining, scrounging, shoplifting, snatching,
sneak thievery, snitching, steal, stealage, stealing, swindle,
swiping, theft, thieving, touch