HyperDic: steal

English > 5 senses of the word steal:
VERBpossessionsteal, rip off, riptake without the owner's consent
motionsteal, slipmove stealthily
competitionstealsteal a base
NOUNpossessionsteal, bargain, buyan advantageous purchase
actsteala stolen base
steal > pronunciation
Soundsstiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > steal: 5 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningAn advantageous purchase.
Synonymsbargain, buy
NarrowersongA very small sum
travel bargainA bargain rate for travellers on commercial routes (usually air routes)
BroaderpurchaseSomething acquired by purchase
Spanishcomprar, ganga
Catalancomprar, ganga
English > steal: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA 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).
Broaderbaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Verbsstealsteal a base
English > steal: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningTake without the owner's consent.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThey steal the money
Synonymsrip off, rip
Narrowerburglarize, burglarise, burgle, heistcommit a burglary
embezzle, defalcate, peculate, misappropriate, malversateAppropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glomTake by theft
hustle, pluck, rollsell something to or obtain something from by energetic / energetic and especially underhanded activity
loot, plunderTake illegally
pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, liftMake off with belongings of others
pirateCopy illegally
plagiarize, plagiarise, liftTake without referencing from someone else's writing or speech
pocket, bagTake unlawfully
robtake something away by force or without the consent of the owner
rustle, liftTake illegally
shopliftsteal in a store
walk offTake without permission
BroadertakeTake by force
Spanishafanar, hurtar, mangar, quitar, rapiñar, robar, sustraer
Catalanafanar, furtar, prendre, rampinyar, robar
Nounsstealera criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
stealingthe act of taking something from someone unlawfully
English > steal: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove stealthily.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymslip
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
See alsosteal awayleave furtively and stealthily
Spanishdeslizarse, deslizar, escabullirse
Catalandislocar, esmunyir, fer lliscar
Nounsstealingavoiding detection by moving carefully
English > steal: 5 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningSteal a base.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broadergain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain groundObtain advantages, such as points, etc.
Catalanagafar, furtar, prendre, robar
Nounssteala stolen base

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