stealverb [ I or T ]uk /stiːl/ us /stiːl/ stole, stolen
steal verb [ I or T ] (TAKE)
- Employees who steal are dismissed automatically.
- He knew it was wrong to steal, but the money just lying there was too great a temptation.
- They stole jewellery valued at £50 000 .
- Thieves broke into the safe and stole everything in it.
- She stole the shoes from right under the assistant's nose.