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thief

noun bandit, contrabandist, criminal, defalcator, defaulter, defrauder, depredator, embezzler, lawbreaker, lifter, marauder, outlaw, peculator, pilferer, pillager, pirate, purloiner, robber, stealer, swindler
Associated concepts: burglary, larceny, robbery
See also: burglar, convict, criminal, embezzler, hoodlum, lawbreaker, outlaw

THIEF, crimes. One who has been guilty of larceny or theft.

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Cat Thief, left with more ground to make up than usual, closed in, but it was Budroyale by 1 1/4 lengths at the finish.
The stewards watched the videotape for nine minutes before deciding not to disqualify Cat Thief, ruling it was Straight Man, ridden by David Flores, who started the chain reaction.
Garrett Gomez - who rode two winners, as did Corey Nakatani and Alex Solis - sent Love That Red inside the hurried pace-setter Five Star Dayto take a short lead in mid-stretch, and held off Straight Man by a neck with Cat Thief a head farther back.
Since a car's brake or clutch pedal must be depressed before moving the vehicle, the would-be thief cannot drive it when one or the other is inoperable.
Sneak thief got into house through unlocked patio door.
This is the most fun I've ever had, right here,'' the 64-year-old said shortly after winning the $4 million Classic with Cat Thief, the 3-year-old son of Storm Cat who'd won just once in 11 starts in 1999 and three times in 18 starts in a career of near-misses before this.
September 10 - A thief used a pole to reach through the letterbox of a house and hooked the keys to a car.
That would be a win by Cat Thief, third in the Kentucky Derby, and a third by Charismatic, the Derby winner.
With our file sharing service and our new software, we hope The Honest Thief will become to file sharing what the Swiss are to banking.
CONTACT: Brighouse Police Station, Bradford Road Telephone: 01484 405251 or call Crimestoppers on 0800-555-111 LOWER S : Residents are advised to dial 999 if they catch a sneak-in thief in the act.
Since losing her laptop 18 months ago to a thief who broke into her car, Miami computer consultant Sandra Hernandez Adams uses encryption devices to protect the data on her machine.
True ID also protects retailers against those who neglect to heed the warning, and even assists in prosecution of violators through detailed reports including a photograph of the thief.