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Dictionary definition for: Steal

1. (n) an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction" "the stock was a real buy at that price"

2. (v) take without the owner''s consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train" "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

3. (n) a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

4. (v) move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"

5. (v) steal a base

6. (v) to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor''s house"

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