Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (n.) A handle; a stale, or stele.
2. (v. t.) To take and carry away, feloniously; to take without right or leave, and with intent to keep wrongfully; as, to steal the personal goods of another.
3. (v. t.) To withdraw or convey clandestinely (reflexive); hence, to creep furtively, or to insinuate.
4. (v. t.) To gain by insinuating arts or covert means.
5. (v. t.) To get into one's power gradually and by imperceptible degrees; to take possession of by a gradual and imperceptible appropriation; -- with away.
6. (v. t.) To accomplish in a concealed or unobserved manner; to try to carry out secretly; as, to steal a look.
7. (v. i.) To practice, or be guilty of, theft; to commit larceny or theft.
8. (v. i.) To withdraw, or pass privily; to slip in, along, or away, unperceived; to go or come furtively.