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noun 
  1. (informal) A cheap item.
At $5, that jacket was an amazing .
  1. The act of stealing.
  2. (baseball) A stolen base.
  3. (curling) Scoring in an end without the hammer.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: diefstal , roof
  • German: Diebstahl , Raub
verb (steals, stealing, stole, stolen)
  1. (transitive) To illegally, or without the owner's permission, take possession of something by surreptitiously take, taking or carrying it away.
The government agents stole my money.
Three irreplaceable paintings were stolen from the gallery.
  1. (transitive) To get or effect surreptitiously or artfully.
  2. (transitive) To draw attention unexpectedly in (an entertainment), especially by being the outstanding performer.
  3. (intransitive) To move silently or secretly.
He stole across the room, trying not to wake her.
  1. (context, transitive, baseball) To advance safely to (another base) during the delivery of a pitch, without the aid of a hit, walk, passed ball, wild pitch, or defensive indifference.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: stelen
  • French: voler
  • German: stehlen, rauben
  • Italian: rubare
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: robar
Etymology: stelan.


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