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to take (another's property) without permission

Synonyms for purloin

make off with belongings of others

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There was barely room for my in-tray and folder containing much-treasured thank you letters, never mind important documents and work in progress, so I purloined a second crate.
Re: Telling: An Anthology of Borrowed Premises, Stolen Settings, Purloined Plots, and Appropriated Characters" is a collection of short fiction from many writers who present characters of many walks of life and offers them a particular grasp on many characters we know and love, from fairy tales to video games, to mythology, and so much more.
By the time Gru has purloined the shrink ray, the curmudgeon has forged a bond with the girls and he must contemplate giving up his life of crime to become a father or send them back to the orphanage.
Of course, so do all Americans, who enjoy privileges purloined since their country's founding through violence, piracy, deceit and war.
Judy Cox's THE CASE OF THE PURLOINED PROFESSOR (9780761455448, $16.
The illicit bounty Brigstocke purloined wasn't revealed, but judging from his age it seems likely the haul comprised mostly Wham bars and porn mags.
THEY purloined the Lindisfarne Gospels and, according to some southern citizens, our famous Hartlepool monkey has been hung in other ports south.
Here too were the valiants who could be called upon to chase wild and uncontrollable dogs, who were the bulwark of the fire-watchers when there was a threat of air raids, burly sand-and-bucket men who quarrelled over the Air Raid Precaution helmets, purloined the leaflets explaining how to deal with incendiary bombs, and often had a lawless authority of their own, sometimes intimidating the prefects who left them well alone.
Fortunately for Clara, the purloined pet, Jessica has a friend, Beth Ostrosky, whose boyfriend is known for reaching wide audiences: the radio personality Howard Stern.
He has sold the gold; purloined our pension funds and doubled our taxes in just 10 years.
Agayants took credit for the outline of the play, and he told us that it had voluminous appendices of background documents put together by his experts with help from the documents we had purloined from the Vatican"
Any sale costing pounds 400 million of a product purloined from racing by a government that did not own it in the first place cannot be a good thing, especially as it will, in seven years' time, be made a free-for-all for any sort of bidder.
The Murders In The Rue Morgue, The Purloined Letter and The Mystery of Marie Roget are regarded as tales which gave rise to the entire genre of detective stories.
The nature of data security breaches has been changing, with stories about purloined laptops or lapses at huge data centers getting more attention than network penetration by malicious "hackers.
Art thieves and vandals there have also purloined virtually every other type of cultural artifact from libraries, museums, churches, antique shops, and other cultural institutions.