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stealing

noun

1 stealing

The act of taking something from someone unlawfully.

synonyms: larceny, theft, thievery, thieving.

Roget 775: acquisition; gaining etc. v.; obtainment; procuration, procurement; purchase, descent, inheritance; gift etc. 784.    recovery, ... show more

Roget 791: stealing etc. v.; theft, thievery, latrociny, direption; abstraction, appropriation; plagiary, plagiarism; autoplagiarism; latrocinium.    spoliation, ... show more

Dutch: diefstal, dieverij
Polish: przywłaszczenie



2 stealing

Avoiding detection by moving carefully.

synonym: stealth.

Dutch: heimelijkheid


Moby thesaurus: abstraction, all fours, annexation, appropriation, blackmail, boodle, boosting, booty, burglary, conversion, conveyance, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping, doggo, embezzlement, filching, fraud, furtive ... show more.

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steal

noun

1 steal

An advantageous purchase.

synonyms: bargain, buy.

Dutch: aanbieding, gelegenheidsaanbieding, gelegenheidskoopje, gunstkoopje, koopje, meenemer, meenemertje
Polish: okazja

2 steal

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).

verb

1 steal

Take without the owner's consent.

synonyms: rip, rip off.

Roget 789: take, catch, hook, nab, bag, sack, pocket, put into one's pocket; receive; accept.    reap, crop, cull, ... show more

Roget 791: steal, thieve, rob, mug, purloin, pilfer, filch, prig, bag, nim, crib, cabbage, palm; abstract; ... show more

Dutch: gappen, jatten, ontvreemden, pikken, roven, stelen

2 steal

Move stealthily.

synonym: slip.

3 steal

Steal a base.


Moby thesaurus: abstract, acquire, adopt, advantageous purchase, and, annex, appropriate, assume, bag, bargain, boost, borrow, burglarize, burglary, buy, cabbage, caper, catch up, claim, clap hands on ... show more.

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