HyperDic: heist

English > 3 senses of the word heist:
VERBsocialheist, burglarize, burglarise, burglecommit a burglary
NOUNactheist, rip-offthe act of stealing
actheist, armed robbery, holdup, stickuprobbery at gunpoint
heist > pronunciation
Soundshhay'st
Rhymeschrist / Christ ... Zeitgeist: 9 rhymes with ayst...
English > heist: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of stealing.
Synonymrip-off
Broaderrobberylarceny by threat / threat of violence
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Spanishchorizada, estafa, mangancia, mangueo, robo, timo
Catalanestafa, xoriçada
Verbsheistcommit a burglary
English > heist: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningrobbery at gunpoint.
Synonymsarmed robbery, holdup, stickup
Broaderrobberylarceny by threat / threat of violence
Spanishasalto, atraco a mano armada, atraco, robo armado
Catalanassalt a mà armada, assaltament a mà armada, assaltament, assalt, atracament a mà armada, atracament
Verbsheistcommit a burglary
English > heist: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcommit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsburglarize, burglarise, burgle
Entailsbreak in, breakEnter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Spanishdesvalijar, hurtar, robar
Catalandesvalisar, robar
Nounsheistthe act of stealing
heistrobbery at gunpoint

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