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  Definition of steal
  1. a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)
  2. an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"
  3. steal a base
  4. move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
  5. to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor''s house"
  6. take without the owner''s consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"
Similar Words: bargain, buy, slip, sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot

 

See Also: elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along, steal away, sneak away, sneak off, sneak out

 

Hyponyms: song, travel bargain, pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift, rustle, shoplift, pirate, plagiarize, plagiarise, pocket, bag, embezzle, defalcate, peculate, misappropriate, malversate, rob, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom, walk off, hustle, pluck, roll, loot, plunder, burglarize, burglarise, burgle, heist

 

Derivational Morphology: buy, purchase, dicker, bargain, skid, slip, sideslip, elusion, eluding, stealth, stealing, creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook, crawler, creeper, prowler, sneak, stalker, thief, stealer, larceny, theft, thievery, thieving

 

Anagrams: slate, stela, Stael, Tesla, tesla, stale, least

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: vjedh   Catalan: robar  
Chinese:   Croatian: krasti  
Dutch: stelen   Esperanto: ŝteli  
Finnish: varastaa   French: voler  
German: stehlen   Hebrew: גנב  
Hungarian: lop   Indonesian: curi  
Italian: rubare   Japanese: 盗む  
Korean: 훔치다   Latin: furari  
Norwegian: stjele   Polish: kraść  
Portuguese: furtar   Romanian: fura  
Russian: краcть   Slovene: ukrasti  
Spanish: robar   Swedish: stjäla  
Telugu: దొంగిలించు  
 
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