steal (part of speech: verb)
cop, grab, fleece, nip, defraud, blackmail, holdup, swipe, palm, loot, pirate, stickup, filch, lift, embezzle, haul, rob, mug, pocket, extort, plunder, abstract, pilfer, poach, shoplift, swindle, steal, burglarize, plagiarize, rustle, heist, hijack
- He reached China in April, and from Nagasaki on his way to Shanghai the steamer that carried him was chased by two French gunboats. - "Real Soldiers of Fortune", Richard Harding Davis.
- But while Gordon was under a daily fire of bullets, and daily ran a hundred risks of losing his life, the wily Li, who sounded so brave on paper, was safely sitting in Shanghai, miles away from the besieged city. - "The Story of General Gordon", Jeanie Lang.
- If he hasn't got my Shanghai rooster that I couldn't catch last night! - "The Joyous Story of Toto", Laura E. Richards.