burgle, burglarize

burgle, burglarize
سَطَا على \ burgle, burglarize: to enter (a building) and steal: My house was burgled last night. rob: to steal from (a person, building or enclosed place): He robbed me of my watch (by force, or while I slept, etc.). They robbed the bank. The lawyer robbed the old lady (he charged her too much, or took her money by a trick). \ See Also سرق (سَرَقَ)‏

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  • burgle - burglarize — In British English, if you are burgled or if your house is burgled, someone breaks into your house and steals things. Gesher had recently been burgled. American speakers usually say that a house is burglarized. Her home had been burglarized …   Useful english dictionary

  • burglarize — burgle, burglarize Burgle is a BrE back formation from burglar; burglarize, although the regular word in AmE, is treated with the same disapproval on this side of the Atlantic as burgle once was …   Modern English usage

  • burgle — burgle, burglarize Burgle is a BrE back formation from burglar; burglarize, although the regular word in AmE, is treated with the same disapproval on this side of the Atlantic as burgle once was …   Modern English usage

  • burgle — urgle v. [by back formation from burglar.] to commit a burglary; to enter and rob a dwelling. Syn: burglarize, heist. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burgle — bur·gle / bər gəl/ vt bur·gled, bur·gling: burglarize Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • burgle — [bʉr′gəl] vt., vi. burgled, burgling [back form. < BURGLAR] Informal to burglarize or commit burglary …   English World dictionary

  • burglarize — UK [ˈbɜː(r)ɡləraɪz] / US [ˈbɜrɡləˌraɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms burglarize : present tense I/you/we/they burglarize he/she/it burglarizes present participle burglarizing past tense burglarized past participle burglarized American to burgle a …   English dictionary

  • burglarize — verb To enter and commit theft from a house, store, or other enclosed place. This attempt to burglarize the house betrayed the caliber of the enemy. Syn: burgle See Also …   Wiktionary

  • burgle — transitive verb (burgled; burgling) Etymology: back formation from burglar Date: 1870 burglarize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • burgle — /berr geuhl/, v.t., v.i., burgled, burgling. to burglarize. [1870 75; back formation from BURGLAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • burgle — verb to steal from a premises; to commit burglary. Syn: burglarize See Also: burglar, burglary, breaking and entering …   Wiktionary

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