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French translation of “steal”

steal

verb /stiːl/ (past tense stole /stoul/, past participle stolen /ˈstoulən/)
to take (another person’s property), especially secretly, without permission or legal right
voler
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
dérober
He stole a glance at her.
to move quietly
aller furtivement
He stole quietly into the room.
(Definition of steal from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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