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

2 senses of stealing

Sense 1
larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing -- (the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International")
       => felony -- (a serious crime (such as murder or arson))

Sense 2
stealth, stealing -- (avoiding detection by moving carefully)
       => concealment, concealing, hiding -- (the activity of keeping something secret)

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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