Stealing vs Embezzlement - What's the difference?

stealing | embezzlement |


As nouns the difference between stealing and embezzlement

is that stealing is (uncountable) the action of the verb to steal while embezzlement is (legal|business) the fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner.

As a verb stealing

is .

stealing

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) The action of the verb to steal .
  • (archaic, chiefly, in the plural) That which is stolen; stolen property.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Anagrams

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    embezzlement

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal, business) The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner.
  • See also

    * forgery * fraud * larceny * quackery * usury