Translation of "steal" - English-French dictionary


verbsteal /stil/ ( pt stole pp stolen )
transitive-intransitive to take sth that belongs to another person

He stole $300 from the office.
Il a volé 300 $ au bureau.

I would only steal if I were desperate.
Je volerais seulement si j'étais désespéré.
intransitive to move quietly
se glisser

He stole past the bedroom.
Elle s'est glissée devant la chambre.

(Translation of “steal” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /stiːl/ (past tense stole /stoul/, past participle stolen /ˈstoulən/)

to take (another person’s property), especially secretly, without permission or legal right

Thieves broke into the house and stole money and jewellery
He was expelled from the school because he had been stealing (money).

to obtain or take (eg a look, a nap etc) quickly or secretly

He stole a glance at her.

to move quietly

aller furtivement
He stole quietly into the room.

(Translation of “steal” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)