What is another word for heist?

352 synonyms found


[ hˈa͡ɪst], [ hˈa‍ɪst], [ h_ˈaɪ_s_t]

The word "heist" describes a robbery or theft that involves taking valuables by force or stealth. Synonyms for "heist" include "robbery", "burglary", "theft", and "larceny". "Robbery" refers to the act of taking something from someone by force or threat. "Burglary" refers to unlawfully entering a building or premises with the intent to commit a crime. "Theft" refers to the act of taking something without permission or unlawfully. "Larceny" specifically refers to the theft of personal property. Other synonyms for "heist" include "hold-up", "stick-up", "pilferage", and "embezzlement", each describing various types of theft and robbery.

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Usage examples for Heist

1902. 5: "Die Liebe zu Gott heist charite.
Beatrice Fortescue
He retreated to Wronne and Nivelles, an assassin, named heist, a German, by birth, but a French chevalier, following him secretly in his camp, pledged to take his life for a large reward promised by Alva-an enterprise not destined, however, to be successful.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74"
John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
An' still the pulley rwope do heist The wheat vrom red-wheeled waggon beds.
"Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect"
William Barnes

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