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Meaning of STEALTH

Pronunciation:  stelth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  avoiding detection by moving carefully
 

STEALTH is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: stealing
 
 See Also: concealing, concealment, hiding

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stealth\, n. [OE. staple. See {Steal}, v. t.]
1. The act of stealing; theft. [Obs.]

         The owner proveth the stealth to have been committed
         upon him by such an outlaw.           --Spenser.

2. The thing stolen; stolen property. [Obs.] ``Sluttish dens
   . . . serving to cover stealths.'' --Sir W. Raleigh.

3. The bringing to pass anything in a secret or concealed
   manner; a secret procedure; a clandestine practice or
   action; -- in either a good or a bad sense.

         Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
                                               --Pope.

         The monarch, blinded with desire of wealth, With
         steel invades the brother's life by stealth.
                                               --Dryden.

         I told him of your stealth unto this wood. --Shak.

 

 

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