|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|
"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)|
|6.||[ noun ] an advantageous purchase|
"she got a bargain at the auction" "the stock was a real buy at that price"
|Related terms:||purchase song travel_bargain buy|