the act of stealing; the wrongful taking and carrying away of the personal goods or property of another; larceny.
an instance of this.
Archaic. something stolen.
(of a device, campaign, system, etc) designed to prevent theft
(criminal law) the dishonest taking of property belonging to another person with the intention of depriving the owner permanently of its possession
(rare) something stolen
Old English þeofð (West Saxon þiefð), from Proto-Germanic *theubitho (cf. Old Frisian thiufthe, Old Norse þyfð), from *theubaz “thief” (see thief) + suffix -itha (cognate with Latin -itatem).
Punished by restitution, the proportions of which are noted in 2 Sam. 12:6. If the thief could not pay the fine, he was to be sold to a Hebrew master till he could pay (Ex. 22:1-4). A night-thief might be smitten till he died, and there would be no blood-guiltiness for him (22:2). A man-stealer was to be put to death (21:16). All theft is forbidden (Ex. 20:15; 21:16; Lev. 19:11; Deut. 5:19; 24:7; Ps. 50:18; Zech. 5:3; Matt. 19:18; Rom. 13:9; Eph. 4:28; 1 Pet. 4:15).
antithermic antithermic an·ti·ther·mic (ān’tē-thûr’mĭk, ān’tī-) n. See antipyretic.
opposition; contrast: the antithesis of right and wrong. the direct opposite (usually followed by of or to): Her behavior was the very antithesis of cowardly. Rhetoric. the placing of a sentence or one of its parts against another to which it is opposed to form a balanced contrast of ideas, as in “Give me liberty […]
of the nature of or involving . directly opposed or contrasted; opposite. Contemporary Examples This kind of attitude should be antithetical to feminist thought because it is infantilizing to women. What Do Dems Have Against Women? Kirsten Powers October 7, 2010 He insists that the leading Catholic university in America ought not to bestow honors […]
of the nature of or involving . directly opposed or contrasted; opposite. Historical Examples Personality is always a mystery with its antithetically mingled elements in man and woman. The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 4 Various “I am just getting a soldier’s stuff into me,” responded Pisgah, antithetically. Bohemian Days Geo. Alfred Townsend The actual […]