When someone steals from another person, use the word "theft."

  • My neighbor reported a theft to the police.
  • Several thefts in our neighborhood have been reported in the last week.
  • Theft is a crime that is punishable by law.
  • A person who is guilty of theft might go to jail.
  • Stealing a piece of fruit from a store is theft.
  • Stealing millions of dollars from a company is also theft.
  • Taking another person’s work or intellectual property and claiming it as your own is theft.
  • A person who commits theft is called a thief.

theft He’s a thief.

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This page was published on July 23, 2017.