intransitive verbthieved, thiev′ing
Origin of thievevia Middle English dialect, dialectal from Old English theofian from theof, thief
tr. & intr.v.thieved, thiev·ing, thieves
Origin of thievePerhaps from Old English thēofian from thēof thief
(third-person singular simple present thieves, present participle thieving, simple past and past participle thieved)
- (intransitive): To commit theft.
From Old English Ã¾Ä“ofian.