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to take (another's property) without permission

Synonyms for purloin

make off with belongings of others

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for allegedly purloining a pair of former employees who violated the terms of their employment contracts and divulged important trade secrets to their new employer.
Thus have I used you once more to my end, sonnet, you infamous, purloining verse, mandala in which my beggar's crusts are penned.
Otherwise, very little of note happened at Edgbaston Priory yesterday other than yours truly complaining about small portions in the canteen, the club membership being admonished for purloining articles from the press cuttings board and a handful of bored-looking players looking as though they'd rather be anywhere else.
Vandalism and purloining of fuel from pipelines is a common occurrence in Nigeria, which has one of the lowest incomes of any major oil-producing country.
The same thieves occupy the same positions purloining the same dollars.
With a 52-strong crew rescued, local customs officer Charles McColl eventually had the ship blown up to prevent further purloining, and put an end to the island's whisky bonanza.
We have been inundated with calls from eagle-eyed members of the public who read our story on Thursday about a cheeky heron purloining fish from a pond in Marsh.
They were even smarter than cartoon favourite Yogi Bear, who specialised in purloining picnic baskets from picnickers in Jellystone Park.
Even before the ceremony got under way, champion jockey Tony McCoy, who was an usher, attempted to disrupt the smooth running of proceedings by purloining the couple's wedding rings, but Bradley and his bride merely took it in their stride.