What is another word for thievery?

Pronunciation: [θˈiːvəɹi] (IPA)

Thievery is a term that refers to the act of stealing or taking something without permission or authority. There are a number of synonyms for this word, including theft, larceny, robbery, burglary, embezzlement, swindling, pilfering and shoplifting. All of these words describe different types of stealing, but they all share the same basic meaning - taking something that doesn't belong to you. Depending on the context, some of these words may be more appropriate than others. For example, robbery typically refers to a violent theft, whereas embezzlement involves stealing money from an employer. Regardless of the word used, thievery is generally considered to be illegal and immoral.

What are the hypernyms for Thievery?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Thievery

The accumulated products of a century's thievery!
"A Fool and His Money"
George Barr McCutcheon
But if you can prove that you are really a master in your thievery I will let you go free.
"Europa's Fairy Book"
Joseph Jacobs
But in most cases he does them in order to escape the natural consequences of his thievery.
"Europa's Fairy Book"
Joseph Jacobs

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