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haɪstheist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heist, rip-offnoun

    the act of stealing

    Synonyms:
    rip-off, armed robbery, holdup, stickup

  2. armed robbery, heist, holdup, stickupverb

    robbery at gunpoint

    Synonyms:
    armed robbery, delay, rip-off, holdup, stickup

  3. burglarize, burglarise, burgle, heistverb

    commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling

    Synonyms:
    burglarise, burgle, burglarize

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  1. List of paraphrases for "heist":

    stick-up, stickup, holdup, hold-up, junkyard, robbery, vol

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#1826vol
#3446delay
#15562robbery
#43647heist
#45384junkyard
#95343holdup

How to use heist in a sentence?

  1. Peter Lagorio:

    It's very Bostonian, the idea of a truck heist involved in Charlestown with lobsters is very, very unique to this great city.

  2. Mohammed Farashuddin:

    SWIFT is responsible for the heist of Bangladesh Bank as it approached the central bank for the installation of RTGS real time gross settlement.

  3. Subhankar Saha:

    Two (SWIFT) engineers came and visited the bank after the heist and suggested to upgrade the system.

  4. David Rothbard:

    Global warming is a global heist.

  5. Subhankar Saha:

    There might have been a deficiency in the system in the SWIFT room, two (SWIFT) engineers came and visited the bank after the heist and suggested to upgrade the system.


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