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Verb
To take something illegally or without permission
“I was furious with him for trying to steal my hard-earned possessions.”
Verb
To move somewhere quietly or surreptitiously
“Did he quietly steal away, never letting the beast know he was there?”
Verb
To copy or plagiarize without giving credit or acknowledgment
“In the 1920s, Diego Rivera warned young artists in Paris not to let Picasso into their studios because he would steal their ideas.”
Verb
To get or effect surreptitiously or artfully
“She's a real tease, taunting him to steal a kiss.”
Noun
Plural for a surprisingly cheap item
“At that ridiculously low price, it's an absolute steal!”
Noun
(somewhat uncommon) Plural for an act of stealing something
“I can't believe I allowed the steal to happen right under my nose.”
Noun
(sports) Plural for an intercept of an opponent's possession (of the ball)
“This highly offensive game style is going to result in a steal by the opposition at some stage.”
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