Theft vs Bribery - What's the difference?

theft | bribery |


As nouns the difference between theft and bribery

is that theft is the act of stealing property while bribery is the making of illegal payment, or bribes, to persons in official positions as a means of influencing their decisions.

theft

English

(wikipedia theft)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of stealing property.
  • Derived terms

    * petty theft

    See also

    * nick * steal * TWOC

    bribery

    English

    Noun

    (briberies)
  • the making of illegal payment, or bribes, to persons in official positions as a means of influencing their decisions
  • (legal) the activity of giving, offering or accepting bribes