Synonyms of thieve in English:


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1‘he claimed it was the first time he had thieved anything’


steal, purloin, take, take for oneself, help oneself to, loot, pilfer, abscond with, run off with, appropriate, abstract, carry off, shoplift

embezzle, misappropriate

have one's fingers in the till, have one's hand in the till

informal walk away with, walk off with, run away with, run off with, rob, swipe, nab, rip off, lift, liberate, filch, snaffle, snitch, souvenir

British informal nick, pinch, half-inch, whip, knock off, nobble, bone, scrump, blag

North American informal heist, glom

Australian informal snavel

Australian informal, dated clifty

West Indian informal tief

archaic crib, hook

rare peculate, defalcate

informal walk, go walkies