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1) steal. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: stole (stol), stoˇlen (stoln), stealˇing, steals1. To take (the property of another) without right or permission. 2. To get or effect surreptitiously...

2) steal. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Something offered or bought at a low price: bargain. Informal : buy, deal. See MONEY, TRANSACTIONS. 2. The crime of taking someone else's property without consent:...

3) Steal a Horse. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...One man may steal a horse, but another must not look over the hedge. Some men are chartered libertines, while others are always eyed with suspicion. (Latin: "Dat...

4) steal someone's thunder. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...steal someone s thunder To upstage someone; to destroy the effect of what someone does or says by doing or saying the same thing first: The Republicans stole the...

5) Steal. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A handle. Stealing-putting handles on (Yorkshire). This is the Anglo-Saxon stela (a stalk or handle). 1 "Steale or handell of a staffe, manche, hantel." Palsgrave....

6) Steal a March on One (To). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To come on one unexpectedly, as when an army steals a march or appears unexpectedly before an enemy. 1...

7) steal. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...The past tense is stole, the past participle stolen. Stole as past participle is Substandard and a shibboleth. See BURGLARIZE; ROB. 1...

8) rob, steal. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...Rob poses a usage problem when used in the archaic sense meaning steal, as in The fox robbed the chickens. Standard English today prefers The fox robbed the henhouse...

9) Convey. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A polite term for steal. Thieves are, by a similar euphemism, called conveyers. (Latin, con-veho, to carry away.) 1 "Convey, the wise it call. Steal! foh! a flco...

10) Bag (To). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To steal, or slip into one s bag, as a poacher or pilferer who slyly slips into his bag what he has contrived to purloin. 1...

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