(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)

(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful)

THIEF urdu+english meanings with examples

The thief has been caught.
(Chor pakra gya hai)

The thief was punished.
(Chor ko saza di gyi)

thief
[theef]
noun, plural thieves.


1.
a person who steals, especially secretly or without open force; one guilty of theft or larceny.

Synonyms
burglar, pickpocket, highwayman. Thief, robber refer to one who steals. A thief takes the goods or property of another by stealth without the latter's knowledge: like a thief in the night. A robber trespasses upon the house, property, or person of another, and makes away with things of value, even at the cost of violence: A robber held up two women on the street.

Examples from the web for thief
  • If a thief steals one, they'd be able to sell it for a lot of money.
  • The marginal cost of time vs the marginal gain of the item the thief steals.
  • The thief who steals your newspaper is admittedly a scuzzball, but mostly elicits annoyance and contempt.
  • If you think you face difficult times, imagine you're a car thief.
  • The thief did not even bother to re-copy the report.
  • Of course, it is open to a thief who believes his swag might have been so marked to attempt such cleaning himself.
  • The alleged thief was taken into custody but no charges were brought for lack of evidence.
  • He apparently believes this is a question of moral right vs moral wrong, righteous property owner versus thief.
  • Or perhaps cities with more guns might be better as the thief is unlikely to know about any given household.
  • It turns out the thief has entered my pocket, and left with my goods, through the phone itself.

Word Origin
Old English thēof; related to Old Frisian thiāf, Old Saxon thiof, Old High German diob, Old Norse thjōfr, Gothic thiufs
Word Origin and History for thief
n.
Old English þeof, from Proto-Germanic *theubaz (cf. Old Frisian thiaf, Old Saxon thiof, Middle Dutch dief, Old High German diob, German dieb, Old Norse þiofr, Gothic þiufs), probably from PIE *teup- (cf. Lithuanian tupeti "to crouch down").
 

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