Another word for steal
steal purloin filch snitch pilfer cop 2hook swipe lift pinchSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to take another's property wrongfully, often surreptitiously. Steal is the most general: stole a car; steals research from colleagues. To purloin is to make off with something, often in a breach of trust: purloined the key to his cousin's safe-deposit box. Filch and snitch often suggest that what is stolen is of little value, while pilfer sometimes connotes theft of or in small quantities: filched towels from the hotel; snitch a cookie; pilfered fruit from the farmer. Cop, hook, and swipe frequently connote quick, furtive snatching or seizing: copped a necklace from the counter; planning to hook a fur coat; swiped a magazine from the rack. To lift is to take something surreptitiously and keep it for oneself: a pickpocket who lifts wallets on the subway. Pinch suggests stealing something by or as if by picking it up between the thumb and the fingers: pinched a dollar from his mother's purse.
Another word for stealverb
To take (another's property) without permission:filch, pilfer, purloin, snatch, thieve. (Informal) lift, swipe. (Slang) cop, heist, hook, nip1, pinch, rip off, snitch. Idiom: make (or walk) off with. See crimes, give
To move silently and furtively:creep, glide, lurk, mouse, prowl, pussyfoot, skulk, slide, slink, slip, snake, sneak. (Slang) gumshoe. See move
The crime of taking someone else's property without consent:larceny, pilferage, theft, thievery. (Slang) rip-off. See crimes
Something offered or bought at a low price:bargain. (Informal) buy, deal. See money, transactions