Meaning of “steal” - Learner’s Dictionary


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

A2 [ I, T ] to secretly take something that does not belong to you, without intending to return it:

Burglars broke into the house and stole a computer.
stolen cars
steal away/in/out, etc

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