shoplift


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shop·lift

 (shŏp′lĭft′)
v. shop·lift·ed, shop·lift·ing, shop·lifts
v.intr.
To steal merchandise from a store.
v.tr.
To steal (merchandise) from a store.

shop′lift′er n.
shop′lift′ing n.

shoplift

(ˈʃɒplɪft)
vb
to steal (goods) from a shop during shopping hours

shoplift


Past participle: shoplifted
Gerund: shoplifting

Imperative
shoplift
shoplift
Present
I shoplift
you shoplift
he/she/it shoplifts
we shoplift
you shoplift
they shoplift
Preterite
I shoplifted
you shoplifted
he/she/it shoplifted
we shoplifted
you shoplifted
they shoplifted
Present Continuous
I am shoplifting
you are shoplifting
he/she/it is shoplifting
we are shoplifting
you are shoplifting
they are shoplifting
Present Perfect
I have shoplifted
you have shoplifted
he/she/it has shoplifted
we have shoplifted
you have shoplifted
they have shoplifted
Past Continuous
I was shoplifting
you were shoplifting
he/she/it was shoplifting
we were shoplifting
you were shoplifting
they were shoplifting
Past Perfect
I had shoplifted
you had shoplifted
he/she/it had shoplifted
we had shoplifted
you had shoplifted
they had shoplifted
Future
I will shoplift
you will shoplift
he/she/it will shoplift
we will shoplift
you will shoplift
they will shoplift
Future Perfect
I will have shoplifted
you will have shoplifted
he/she/it will have shoplifted
we will have shoplifted
you will have shoplifted
they will have shoplifted
Future Continuous
I will be shoplifting
you will be shoplifting
he/she/it will be shoplifting
we will be shoplifting
you will be shoplifting
they will be shoplifting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shoplifting
you have been shoplifting
he/she/it has been shoplifting
we have been shoplifting
you have been shoplifting
they have been shoplifting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shoplifting
you will have been shoplifting
he/she/it will have been shoplifting
we will have been shoplifting
you will have been shoplifting
they will have been shoplifting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shoplifting
you had been shoplifting
he/she/it had been shoplifting
we had been shoplifting
you had been shoplifting
they had been shoplifting
Conditional
I would shoplift
you would shoplift
he/she/it would shoplift
we would shoplift
you would shoplift
they would shoplift
Past Conditional
I would have shoplifted
you would have shoplifted
he/she/it would have shoplifted
we would have shoplifted
you would have shoplifted
they would have shoplifted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.shoplift - steal in a store
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
steal - take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"
Translations
näpistää
elloplop
万引きする
snatta

shoplift

[ˈʃɒplɪft]
A. VIhurtar en tiendas
B. VTrobar en una tienda, hurtar en una tienda

shoplift

[ˈʃɒplɪft] vivoler à l'étalage

shoplift

[ˈʃɒpˌlɪft] vitaccheggiare
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A mother from Clearwater, Florida, was arrested Sunday for allegedly using one of her children to help her shoplift from a department store at Westfield Countryside Mall.
Police and retailers report that they are seeing new types of people trying to shoplift as well as the regulars, and some admit they are just hard-up.
It started as an alleged attempt to shoplift baby formula from a supermarket in Shrewsbury.
Summary: A parish priest who advised the needy to shoplift this christmas has defended his remarks.
A MILLION people plan to shoplift rather than buy Christmas presents.
A quarter of people (24 per cent) thought it was easiest to shoplift from an independent store, compared to just five per cent who thought high street chains were the easiest.
Almost a quarter of people (24%) thought it was easiest to shoplift from an independent store, compared to just 5% who thought high street chains were the easiest.
As many as 60 per cent of consumers may shoplift at some point during their lives.
Every year, consumers shoplift about $12 billion worth of merchandise from American retailers (Cox, Cox, and Moschis 1990).
Victorian Americans, however, were not entirely wrong in blaming the shoplifting women, if only because most women did not shoplift.
SHREWSBURY - Two Worcester women who allegedly were attempting to shoplift yesterday couldn't conceal the stolen items from police.
Age-appropriate presentations developed for elementary, middle and high schools examine why people shoplift, the procedures in place to protect property, and the cost of shoplifting to the shoplifter, as well as the community.