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heist

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of theft
  • it was the largest jewelry heist in the city's history

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heist

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of heist (Entry 2 of 2)

to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • a professional burglar was able to heist a box of jewelry from the safe in the closet

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The first known use of heist was in 1865

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“Heist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heist. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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