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Noun: stealing  stee-ling
  1. The act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    "the stealing is awful at Kennedy International";
    - larceny, theft, thievery, thieving
  2. Avoiding detection by moving carefully
    - stealth
Verb: steal (stole,stolen)  steel
  1. Take without the owner's consent
    "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation";
    - rip off [informal], rip [N. Amer, informal]
  2. Move stealthily
    "The ship stole away in the darkness";
    - slip
  3. (baseball) advance safely to (another base) during the delivery of a pitch

Sounds like: steals, sealing, st

Derived forms: stealings

See also: slip away

Type of: advance, concealing, concealment, felony, gain, gain ground, get ahead, hiding, make headway, move, pull ahead, take, win

Encyclopedia: Stealing