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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
steal (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to take the property of another wrongfully and especially as a habitual or regular practice
2.
to come or go secretly, unobtrusively, gradually, or unexpectedly
3.
transitive verb
to steal or attempt to steal a base
1.
a) to take or appropriate without right or leave and with intent to keep or make use of wrongfully - stole a car
b) to take away by force or unjust means - they've stolen our liberty
c) to take surreptitiously or without permission - steal a kiss
d) to appropriate to oneself or beyond one's proper share make oneself the focus of - steal the show
2.
a) to move, convey, or introduce secretly - smuggle
b) to accomplish in a concealed or unobserved manner - steal a visit
3.
a) to seize, gain, or win by trickery, skill, or daring - a basketball player adept at stealing the ball stole the election
b) of a base runner to reach (a base) safely solely by running and usually catching the opposing team off guard
steal (noun)
1.
the act or an instance of - stealing
2.
a fraudulent or questionable political deal
3.
- bargain it's a steal at that price
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
steal (noun)
something bought or offered for sale at a desirable price
SYNONIMS:
buy, deal, pennyworth, snip, steal
RELATED WORDS:
clearance, closeout, markdown; cheapie; bonus, freebie ( freebee), gift, giveaway, premium, present; boon, windfall
NEAR ANTONYMS:
gouging, overcharge, rip-off, soaking; markup, surcharge; extravagance, luxury
steal (verb)
1.
to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
SYNONIMS:
appropriate, boost, filch, heist, hook, lift, misappropriate, nick, nip, pilfer, pinch, pocket, purloin, rip off, snitch, swipe, thieve
RELATED WORDS:
burglarize, knock over, rob; loot, pillage, plunder, sack; carjack, hijack ( highjack); pick, rifle; poach, rustle, shoplift; collar, grab, grasp, nail, seize, snatch, take; mooch, sponge; abduct, kidnap, shanghai, spirit
make away with, make off with, run off with, walk off with
NEAR ANTONYMS:
buy, purchase; bestow, contribute, donate, give, hand over, present
steal (verb)
2.
to move about in a sly or secret manner
SYNONIMS:
lurk, mooch, mouse, pussyfoot, shirk, skulk, slide, slink, slip, snake, steal
RELATED WORDS:
crawl, creep, edge, inch, worm; ghost, pad, tiptoe
steal (verb)
to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully
SYNONIMS:
burglarize, burgle, knock off, knock over, rip off, steal (from), take off
RELATED WORDS:
ransack, rifle; despoil, loot, pillage, plunder, ravish, sack, spoil, strip; bleed, break in, cheat, chisel, cozen, defraud, exploit, fleece, gyp, hustle, mulct, pluck, rook, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, sting, swindle; hold up, mug, roll, stick up
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