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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. make off with belongings of others;
[syn: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Purloin \Pur*loin"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Purloined; p. pr. & vb. n. Purloining.] [OF. purloignier, porloignier, to retard, delay; pur, por, pour, for (L. pro) + loin far, far off (L. longe). See Prolong, and cf. Eloign.] To take or carry away for one's self; hence, to steal; to take by theft; to filch. [1913 Webster] Had from his wakeful custody purloined The guarded gold. --Milton. [1913 Webster] when did the muse from Fletcher scenes purloin ? --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Purloin \Pur*loin"\, v. i. To practice theft; to steal. --Titus ii. 10. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

purloin v 1: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "purloin": abstract, and, annex, appropriate, bag, boost, borrow, cabbage, cop, crib, defraud, embezzle, extort, filch, hook, lift, make off with, nip, palm, pilfer, pinch, poach, run away with, rustle, scrounge, shoplift, snare, snatch, snitch, steal, swindle, swipe, take, thieve, walk off with