The unlawful taking and carrying away of things personal with intent to deprive the right owner of the same; theft. Cf. Embezzlement.
the unlawful taking of another's property
the unlawful taking or attempted taking of property other than a motor vehicle from the possession of another, by stealth, without force and without deceit, with intent to permanently deprive the owner of the property.
the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"
The wrongful taking and carrying away the property of another with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of its possession.
Larceny is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another.
In general, unlawful taking of the property of another, not necessarily involving break-in or violence as in a burglary or robbery. In most states such a crime is defined by statute.
Theft. To take something not belonging to you.
Theft of personal property; modern criminal laws include obtaining property under false pretenses and embezzlement, which common law did not include in theft.
Theft other than one involving a forcible entry (burglary) or an actual or threatened bodily harm (robbery). Many jurisdictions prefer the term theft.
theft of goods. Grand Larceny was theft of goods over the value of 12 pence, Petty Larceny less than 12 pence
The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. (FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition).
Theft. The taking and carrying away of the goods of another.
A crime consisting of the taking of valuable personal property of another with the intention of permanently depriving the owner of the property.
The taking away of property with the intention to defraud the owner.
Unlawfully taking personal property with intent to deprive owner of it permanently. Also called theft. Differs from robbery.
Felonious stealing, taking and carrying, leaving, riding, or driving away another's personality with intent to convert it or deprive the owner thereof. Larceny is the fraudulent taking and carrying away of a thing, without claim or right, with the intention of converting it to a use other than that of the owner, and without his consent.
Usually known as theft, the taking of property unlawfully is one of the oldest common law crimes.
A form of theft, larceny occurs when one party intentionally takes money or property from another. Grand larceny (usually defined as a theft of property over $500) is considered a felony, while petty larceny (a theft of property worth less than $500) is considered a misdemeanor.
An old English criminal and common law offence covering the unlawful or fraudulent removal of another's property without the owner's consent. The offence of theft now covers most cases of larceny. But larceny is wider than theft as it includes the taking of property of another person by whatever means (by theft, overtly , by fraud, by trickery, etc.) if an intent exists to convert that property to one's own use against the wishes of the owner.
The felonious taking of another person's goods with the intention of converting them to the taker's use. Grand larceny and petty larceny, originally, was committed in cases where the value of the goods was respectively greater, or less than, 12 pence.
The unlawful taking of the property of another with intent to deprive the owner of its use.
any type of stealing
The fraudulent taking and carrying away, without the consent of the owner and without a claim of right made in good faith, anything capable of being stolen, with intent at the time of such taking to permanently deprive the owner of the use thereof Larceny by a servant occurs when a person under a contract of service steals any property belonging to or in the possession of his master or employer after such property has come into the actual or constructive possession of the employer.
The unlawful taking of money or property belonging to another.
The unlawful taking of property from the possession of another; includes pickpocket, pursesnatch, shoplift, bike theft, and theft from motor vehicle (car prowl).
Another term for theft. Although the definition of this term differs from state to state, it typically means taking property belonging to another with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of the property. If the taking is non forceful, it is larceny; if it is accompanied by force or fear directed against a person, it is robbery, a much more serious offense.
generally, the unlawful taking of the personal property of another without his consent and with intent to deprive him of the ownership or use thereof. This offense is defined by statute in practically all states and provinces and these statutory definitions differ somewhat. Generally, the theft is accomplished by stealth, and degree of turpitude is measured by the value of the personal property stolen - e.g., theft of less than $300 equals petit larceny, and $300 or more equals grand larceny in Florida.