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heist

 (hīst) Slang
tr.v. heist·ed, heist·ing, heists
1. To steal: heisted the collection of jewels from the museum.
2. To hold up; rob.
n.
A robbery; a burglary.

[Alteration of hoist.]
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heist

(haɪst)
n
a robbery
vb
(tr) to steal or burgle
[variant of hoist]
ˈheister n
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heist

(haɪst)

n., v. heist•ed, heist•ing. Slang. n.
1. a robbery or holdup.
v.t.
2. to take unlawfully, esp. in a robbery or holdup; steal.
3. to rob or hold up.
[1925–30, Amer.; alter. of hoist]
heist′er, n.
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heist


Past participle: heisted
Gerund: heisting

Imperative
heist
heist
Present
I heist
you heist
he/she/it heists
we heist
you heist
they heist
Preterite
I heisted
you heisted
he/she/it heisted
we heisted
you heisted
they heisted
Present Continuous
I am heisting
you are heisting
he/she/it is heisting
we are heisting
you are heisting
they are heisting
Present Perfect
I have heisted
you have heisted
he/she/it has heisted
we have heisted
you have heisted
they have heisted
Past Continuous
I was heisting
you were heisting
he/she/it was heisting
we were heisting
you were heisting
they were heisting
Past Perfect
I had heisted
you had heisted
he/she/it had heisted
we had heisted
you had heisted
they had heisted
Future
I will heist
you will heist
he/she/it will heist
we will heist
you will heist
they will heist
Future Perfect
I will have heisted
you will have heisted
he/she/it will have heisted
we will have heisted
you will have heisted
they will have heisted
Future Continuous
I will be heisting
you will be heisting
he/she/it will be heisting
we will be heisting
you will be heisting
they will be heisting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been heisting
you have been heisting
he/she/it has been heisting
we have been heisting
you have been heisting
they have been heisting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been heisting
you will have been heisting
he/she/it will have been heisting
we will have been heisting
you will have been heisting
they will have been heisting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been heisting
you had been heisting
he/she/it had been heisting
we had been heisting
you had been heisting
they had been heisting
Conditional
I would heist
you would heist
he/she/it would heist
we would heist
you would heist
they would heist
Past Conditional
I would have heisted
you would have heisted
he/she/it would have heisted
we would have heisted
you would have heisted
they would have heisted
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heist - the act of stealingheist - the act of stealing      
robbery - larceny by threat of violence
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
2.heist - robbery at gunpointheist - robbery at gunpoint      
robbery - larceny by threat of violence
Verb1.heist - commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
steal - take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

heist

verb
1. Slang. To take (another's property) without permission:
Informal: lift, swipe.
2. Slang. To take property or possessions from (a person or company, for example) unlawfully and usually forcibly:
Slang: knock off.
noun
Slang. The act or crime of taking another's property unlawfully and by force:
Slang: stickup.
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Translations
kraak

heist

[haɪst]
A. N (= hold-up) → atraco m a mano armada
B. VTrobar a mano armada
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

heist

[ˈhaɪst] n (mainly US) (= hold-up) → casse m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

heist

(esp US inf)
vtrauben
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

heist

[haɪst] n (Am) (fam) (hold-up) → rapina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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