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  • verbtake something without permission
  • verbsneak around

synonyms for steal

  • abduct
  • divert
  • embezzle
  • keep
  • kidnap
  • loot
  • pilfer
  • plunder
  • ransack
  • remove
  • strip
  • swipe
  • take
  • appropriate
  • blackmail
  • burglarize
  • cheat
  • cozen
  • defraud
  • despoil
  • heist
  • housebreak
  • lift
  • misappropriate
  • peculate
  • pillage
  • pinch
  • pirate
  • plagiarize
  • poach
  • purloin
  • rifle
  • sack
  • shoplift
  • snitch
  • swindle
  • thieve
  • withdraw
  • carry off
  • hold for ransom
  • hold up
  • make off with
  • rip off
  • run off with
  • spirit away
  • stick up
  • take possession of
  • walk off with
See also synonyms for: stealer / stealing / stolen / stole
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antonyms for steal

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  • give
  • give up
  • let go
  • maintain
  • receive
  • release
  • stay
  • protect
  • give
  • receive
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How to use steal in a sentence

Senators heard him exhort his supporters in combat terms that “the election was stolen,” to “stop the steal” and “to fight like hell.”
HOUSE IMPEACHMENT MANAGERS EMPHASIZE THE DANGER TO PENCE AND OTHER TOP OFFICIALS IN HARROWING RETELLING OF JAN. 6 ATTACKAMY GARDNER, KAROUN DEMIRJIAN, FELICIA SONMEZ, PAUL KANEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A 6-0 run with a drop-step layup from Pickett and a steal and dunk from Bile pushed the lead back up to 67-57, and every time Creighton got within true striking distance, Georgetown answered with a defensive stop and basket on the other end.
GEORGETOWN’S SENIORS LEAD THE WAY IN A STATEMENT VICTORY OVER CREIGHTONKAREEM COPELANDFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Well, I saw the time, score, just tried to get a quick steal .
WIZARDS STUN NETS WITH WILD SEQUENCE IN THE FINAL SECONDSAVA WALLACEFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In his NBA debut last December, he put his defensive skills to work on a game-saving steal against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
HOW AN UNDRAFTED ROOKIE STOPPED JAMES HARDEN IN THE PLAYOFFSJULIAN MCKENZIEDECEMBER 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In retrospect, the deal looks like a steal as WhatsApp has become a go-to tool for billions and, more recently, as Facebook lays plans to make it the cornerstone of an e-commerce empire.
HOW THE SLACK/SALESFORCE DEAL STACKS UP TO HISTORY’S OTHER BIG TECH ACQUISITIONSJEFFDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
These headphones are already a steal at $60, and at 25 percent off, it’s a deal that’s hard to beat for the quality.
OUTSIDE'S 12 DAYS OF DEALSTHE EDITORSDECEMBER 1, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
He finished the evening with 22 points, nine rebounds, four assists, a steal and four blocks — the type of stat line that has become typical for him during this playoff run.
JIMMY BUTLER STARTED HOT. THEN THE LAKERS COOLED HIM DOWN.JARED DUBINOCTOBER 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This pass is for you and at $45 for a limited time it’s a steal.
FIVE MORE REASONS YOU SHOULD ATTEND DISRUPT 2020ALEXANDRA AMESSEPTEMBER 11, 2020TECHCRUNCH
That you did not steal from her house by a secret passage, on the night of the destruction of the opera-house?
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
"I told them there was not an Indian in this village would steal cattle," said Ramona, indignantly.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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WORDS RELATED TO STEAL

  • detach
  • disconnect
  • disengage
  • dissociate
  • extract
  • isolate
  • part
  • remove
  • separate
  • steal
  • take out
  • uncouple
  • withdraw
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.