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English verb: purloin

1. purloin (possession) make off with belongings of others

ExamplesThey purloin the goods

Synonymsabstract, cabbage, filch, hook, lift, nobble, pilfer, pinch, snarf, sneak, swipe

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Broader (hypernym)steal

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