Translation of "steal" - English-German dictionary


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

sich stehlen
He stole quietly into the room.

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