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purloin

pur·loin

purloin

 
pronunciation:
pr loIn [or] puhr loIn
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: purloined, purloining, purloins
definition: to take (something) without the owner's consent; steal.
synonyms:
cop, pilfer, rip off, rob, steal, thieve
similar words:
appropriate, expropriate, filch, loot, peculate, swipe, take, usurp
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to purloin something; commit theft.
synonyms:
peculate, pilfer, rob, steal, thieve
similar words:
loot, plunder, usurp
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derivation: purloiner (n.)