1. [ verb ] (criminal law) take without the owner's consent

"Someone stole my wallet on the train" "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

Related terms: take rob rustle embezzle pilfer hook walk_off loot burglarize pirate hustle plagiarize shoplift pocket thief
2. [ verb ] move stealthily
Synonyms: slip

"The ship slipped away in the darkness"

Related terms: move elapse slip_away stealth skid
3. [ verb ] (baseball) steal a base, in baseball
Related terms: gain baseball
4. [ verb ] to go stealthily or furtively
Synonyms: creep sneak pussyfoot mouse

: "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"

Related terms: walk slip_away slip_away stealth prowler
5. [ noun ] (baseball,sport,games) 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)
Related terms: baseball
6. [ noun ] an advantageous purchase
Synonyms: buy bargain

"she got a bargain at the auction" "the stock was a real buy at that price"

Related terms: purchase song travel_bargain buy
Similar spelling:   stael