Translation of "steal" - English-Spanish dictionary

steal

verb uk /stiːl/ (past tense stole, past participle stolen)

A2 to secretly take something that belongs to someone else

robar
Burglars broke into the house and stole a computer.

(Translation of “steal” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

steal

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

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

robar
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

lanzar una mirada
He stole a glance at her.

to move quietly

retirarse ( habitación, lugar…)
He stole quietly into the room.

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