Stealing vs Looting - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between stealing and looting

is that stealing is (uncountable) the action of the verb to steal while looting is the act of looting, the act of stealing during a general disturbance.

As verbs the difference between stealing and looting

is that stealing is while looting is .

stealing

English

Noun

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

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    looting

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of looting, the act of stealing during a general disturbance.
  • During the looting , the mob stole everything they could and then set fire to the buildings.

    Verb

    (head)
  • While looting the stores the looters took the opportunity for revenge by destroying what they didn't steal.

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