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1steal/ˈstiːl/verb
stealsstole/ˈstoʊl/stolen/ˈstoʊlən/stealing
1steal
/ˈstiːl/
verb
stealsstole/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]
   b [+ object] : to take (something that you are not supposed to have) without asking for permission
   c [+ object] : to wrongly take and use (another person's idea, words, etc.)
   d [+ 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]
   b [+ 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
2steal/ˈstiːl/noun
pluralsteals
2steal
/ˈstiːl/
noun
pluralsteals
Learner's definition of STEAL  
[count]
informal : something that is being sold at a low price
baseball : the act of stealing a base
   b sports : the act of taking the ball, puck, etc., from another player
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