Meaning of “poach” - Learner’s Dictionary

poach

verb uk us /pəʊtʃ/
COOK [ T ]

to cook something, especially an egg without its shell, by putting it into liquid that is gently boiling

ANIMALS [ I, T ]

to illegally catch or kill animals, especially by going onto land without the permission of the person who owns it

PERSON [ I, T ]

to persuade someone to leave a company or team in order to work or play for yours:

They can poach experienced people easily because they offer higher salaries.

(Definition of “poach” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)