filch

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Synonyms for filch

Synonyms for filch

to take (another's property) without permission

Synonyms for filch

make off with belongings of others

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Meanwhile, another NGO (this time working in central and south America) filched or lost Euro 720,000 of EU money through "conflicts of interest, false declarations, and control and accounting procedures which were not properly followed".
This time with tea leaves filched from the meagre wartime ration.
BRUMMIES might be more inclined to donate to a Water Museum celebrating the Elan Valley Waterworks if the undertaking had not been filched from them by Severn Trent Water.
I'm not a Man United fan but I am passionate about my own club, Sunderland AFC, so I sympathised with Man U fans who felt their beloved club had been filched from them by the Glazer family.
This year veteran Roy Brandon has been filched from the Everyman, and he makes a fine Dame Trott, with her exotic dancer tassles and lurid hair.
Numerous witnesses, including maids of both families, reported seeing the men together regularly, and auto registration records supported Chambers' claim that Hiss gave him a car to aid in his transport of documents filched by the spy ring.
In our case, they filched Canada from its rightful owners--which means we are living on stolen property.
The better ideas are filched piecemeal and find their way like add-ons as a device to squeeze more money from the buyer of face-lifted models.
The Neighbourhood Renewal programme will target the poorest wards in the city and make sure that money is not filched by the council for other schemes.
The real damage will come as virus writers learn how WAP works and how differing phone operating systems and micro-browsers implement the technology: stolen passwords, filched credit card data, and phone data that could be used for cloning.
In this world, everything quite literally comes alive - walls have attitudes so you better be careful what kind of nail you put into them, pineapples debate whether to allow themselves to be filched, measuring rulers argue literary criticism and even savage the present novel.
At first fearful I would be busted as a noninsider, I gingerly looked over my fellow fashion fans as they stuffed their complimentary Absolut Sixth on Seventh clear plastic totes with all the free Evian you could drink, all the free magazines you could stand, Clairol hair-color samples, cute Glamour cookies shaped like cat's-eye glasses, spectator pumps and chapeaux, Tootsie Rolls in teeny beribboned Harper's Bazaar shopping bags, a huge unflattering Dean & Deluca/Vanity Fair T-shirt that I was glad to take anyway, even a darling little bottle of complimentary Absolut Currant vodka in a silver pouch, in case you get a little more fabulosity than you can handle, and a nice Timex indigo watch that my friend already filched.
Lawrence blamed the Web sites for the leaks as well as publishing the filched images done by hacking, referring to messaging boards 4Chan and Reddit.
The crooks filched oil by making holes in the pipelines with a drilling device and connecting the pipe through a valve with a tanker for transportation.
IF you or I filched thousands of pounds from our employers, do you imagine we'd be sent home for a bit and then welcomed back into our old job?