English-German translation for "thief"

"thief" German translation

thief
[θiːf]noun | Substantiv s <thieves [θiːvz]>

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  • Dieb(in)
    thief
    thief
examples
  • Diebmasculine | Maskulinum m
    thief on candle obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
    Räubermasculine | Maskulinum m
    thief on candle obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
    Lichtschnuppefeminine | Femininum f
    thief on candle obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
    thief on candle obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
  • Probestechermasculine | Maskulinum m
    thief engineering | TechnikTECH thief tube
    Stechhebermasculine | Maskulinum m
    thief engineering | TechnikTECH thief tube
    thief engineering | TechnikTECH thief tube
  • wilder Schössling
    thief botany | BotanikBOT
    thief botany | BotanikBOT
to designatesomebody | jemand sb (as) a thief
jemanden einen Dieb nennen
to designatesomebody | jemand sb (as) a thief
stop thief!
haltet den Dieb!
stop thief!
opportunity makes the thief
Gelegenheit macht Diebe
opportunity makes the thief
to pick out the thief from (among) a group of men
den Dieb unter einer Gruppe von Männern herausfinden
to pick out the thief from (among) a group of men
the thief was walked off
the thief was walked off
he is little better than a thief
er ist nicht viel besser als ein Dieb
he is little better than a thief
to take up a thief
einen Dieb ergreifen
to take up a thief
a subtle thief
ein gerissener Dieb
a subtle thief
to expose a thief
einen Dieb entlarven
to expose a thief
a small-time thief
ein kleiner Dieb
a small-time thief
the policeman tackled the thief
der Polizist stellte den Dieb
the policeman tackled the thief
to take a thief
einen Dieb fassen
to take a thief
Aufschub ist der Dieb der Zeit.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Source: Tatoeba
Er wußte Geschichten von Dieben, die auf einmal ehrliche Menschen geworden wären.
He cited various anecdotes about thieves who had suddenly become honest.
Source: Books
Und die Einbrecher rufen zurück: Geht in Ordnung., steigen ins Auto und fahren davon.
And the thieves shout back: ‘ That's fine! ’, get into the car, and drive away.
Source: GlobalVoices
Wenn man wie ein Dieb verhaftet wird, so ist es schlimm, aber diese Verhaftung.
If you're arrested in the same way as a thief, then it's bad, but an arrest like this....
Source: Books
Der Dieb zwang sie dazu, das Geld zu überreichen.
The thief forced her to hand over the money.
Source: Tatoeba
Mörder, Diebe und Kriminelle finden in den Maschen der europäischen Gesetzgebung ihre Schlupflöcher.
Murderers, thieves and embezzlers are hiding within the interstices of European law.
Source: Europarl
Ich bin nicht zum Dieb erzogen worden.
I was not brought up to be a thief.
Source: Europarl
Wenn deren Preis auch noch dabeisteht, werden sich solche Leute natürlich an die teuersten halten.
If prices are shown, it is obvious that thieves will only take the most expensive items.
Source: Europarl
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