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Meaning & Definition of Steal in English

English

Steal

/stil/

noun

1. An advantageous purchase

  • "She got a bargain at the auction"
  • "The stock was a real buy at that price"
    synonym:
  • bargain
  • ,
  • buy
  • ,
  • steal

2. 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)
    synonym:
  • steal

verb

1. Take without the owner's consent

  • "Someone stole my wallet on the train"
  • "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"
    synonym:
  • steal

2. Move stealthily

  • "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
    synonym:
  • steal
  • ,
  • slip

3. Steal a base

    synonym:
  • steal

Examples of using

We steal stuff.
You steal stuff, don't you?
I steal stuff.