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Synonyms for pilfer
ˈpɪl fər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift(verb)

    make off with belongings of others

    Synonyms:
    elevate, snitch, rook, mouse, hook, top, victimize, nobble, uprise, arise, cop, cabbage, repeal, abstract, kidnap, vellicate, crimp, snarf, lift, con, vacate, defraud, hornswoggle, reverse, pussyfoot, go up, plagiarise, bring up, airlift, raise, rob, plume, revoke, accost, overcharge, knock off, sneak, rise, abduct, move up, thieve, addict, crochet, filch, get up, squeeze, gyp, swindle, come up, creep, diddle, pinch, wind, pluck, swipe, solicit, countermand, bunco, twitch, rear, soak, rustle, hoist, short-change, goldbrick, snatch, purloin, scam, tweet, snare, face-lift, fleece, mulct, gip, plagiarize, gazump, surcharge, twinge, rescind, annul, slip, overturn, glom

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pilfer

    Synonyms:
    abstract, peculate, filch, purloin, smuggle, cabbage, steal, thieve

    Antonyms:
    pillage, ransack, plunder, rifle, spoil

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pilfer(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    steal (by petty theft), filch, purloin, CABBAGE, bob

  2. pilfer(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    steal, thieve, practise petty theft

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pilfer(v)

    Synonyms:
    filch, purloin

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How to use pilfer in a sentence?

  1. Aristophanes, Wasps, 422 B.C.:

    This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never foughtShould contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native landNever to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.

  2. Aristophanes:

    This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never fought Should contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native land Never to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.


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