Also found in: Encyclopedia.


 (ăn′tē-thĕft′, ăn′tī-)
Designed to prevent theft: an antitheft automotive device.


(of a device, campaign, system, etc) designed to prevent theft


(ˌæn tiˈθɛft, ˌæn taɪ-)
preventing or discouraging theft: antitheft devices for cars.


[ˌæntɪˈθɛft] adjantifurto inv
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
We fear thieves are becoming well equipped with technology capable of defeating car manufacturers' antitheft systems," he said.
Dye-stained notes are regular Bank of England notes which have been stained blue, red or purple as an antitheft measure if they are stolen.
Nakashima said MCCS comes with a global positioning system (GPS) device and antitheft capability, among other features.
NICB notes that older Honda Accords and Civics account for most of these thefts; newer Hondas are rarely stolen because of improved antitheft technology.
USPRwire, Mon Dec 28 2015] Mobile Application Security Market by Solution (Antivirus & Antitheft, Data Recovery and Others), Deployment Type (Cloud & On Premise), User Type, Industry Vertical (BFSI, Healthcare & Others) and by Region - Global Forecast to 2020
Major features of the mobility-cloud connecting system include integrated vehicle monitoring, remote control and an antitheft system.
This could include adding more employees on the shop floor and/or implementing antitheft technology systems.
Great bargains include a Nissan Micra Visia Limited Edition reduced by PS300 to PS7695, with a specification that includes a folding rear bench seat, a USB port, the Nissan antitheft system immobiliser and a trip computer.
MERSEYSIDE entrepreneur Clare Shanley has begun selling a car antitheft device that will allow car owners to immobilise their vehicle via mobile or fixed-line.
This is coupled with safety belts, alloy wheels and a steering wheel lock antitheft device.
A new trend, identified this year, saw thieves target lower-value tractors not fitted with high-tech antitheft systems.