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1 steal /ˈstiːl/ verb
steals; stole /ˈstoʊl/ ; stolen /ˈstoʊlən/ ; stealing
1 steal
/ˈstiːl/
verb
steals; stole /ˈstoʊl/ ; stolen /ˈstoʊlən/ ; stealing
Learner's definition of STEAL
: to take (something that does not belong to you) in a way that is wrong or illegal
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to take (something that you are not supposed to have) without asking for permission
[+ object] : to wrongly take and use (another person's idea, words, etc.)
[+ object] : to persuade (someone who has been with someone else) to be with you especially by doing things that are unfair or dishonest
[+ object] : to get (something that is difficult to get) in usually a quick and often secret way
[+ object] : to get more attention than others during (a performance, scene, etc.)
baseball : to reach (a base) safely by running to it from the previous base when the ball has not been hit by a batter
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] sports : to take (the ball, puck, etc.) from another player
[no object] : to come or go quietly or secretly

beg, borrow, or/and steal

see beg

steal a march on

see 2march

steal someone's thunder

see 1thunder
2 steal /ˈstiːl/ noun
plural steals
2 steal
/ˈstiːl/
noun
plural steals
Learner's definition of STEAL
[count]
informal : something that is being sold at a low price
baseball : the act of stealing a base
sports : the act of taking the ball, puck, etc., from another player
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