Pilfering vs Stealing - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between pilfering and stealing

is that pilfering is while stealing is .

As nouns the difference between pilfering and stealing

is that pilfering is the act by which something is pilfered; a petty theft while stealing is (uncountable) the action of the verb to steal .

pilfering

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is pilfered; a petty theft.
  • 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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