Steal and Take


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Steal verb – To take (something) without right and with an intent to keep.
Usage example: the guy who tried to steal my car was sentenced to a year in jail

Take is a synonym for steal in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Take" instead a verb "Steal", when it comes to topics like copy, purloin, take something without permission.
Nearby Words: stealing, stealth
Synonyms for Steal


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Take verb – To reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms.
Steal is a synonym for take in criminality topic. You can use "Steal" instead a verb "Take".
Nearby Words: taking, taken, taker
Synonyms for Take

How words are described

good good steal good take
rare rare steal rare take
normal normal steal normal take
single single steal single take
Other adjectives: real, massive, last.

Common collocations

power steal power take power
life steal life take life
time steal time take time
way steal way take way
Other nouns: money, throne.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Saints Row: The Third You can hang around the National Guard depot until you gain enough wanted stars to spawn tanks, which you can then steal and take back to the garage.
  • And once you take a prize, it's yours to keep...except a contestant doesn't just have to pick from the Dream Screen; they can steal a prize away from an opponent instead.
  • Webcomic / Nuzlocke Comics And remember Team Rocket's efforts to steal and take over?
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