Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun steal

2 senses of steal

Sense 1
bargain, buy, steal -- (an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price")
       => purchase -- (something acquired by purchase)

Sense 2
steal -- (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))
       => baseball, baseball game -- (a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb steal

3 senses of steal

Sense 1
steal -- (take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation")
       => take -- (take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill")

Sense 2
steal, slip -- (move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")
          Phrasal Verb-> steal away#1

Sense 3
steal -- (steal a base)
       => gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground -- (obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference")

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