make off with
phrasal to take away; especially grab, steal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • make off with — ► make off with carry away illicitly. Main Entry: ↑make …   English terms dictionary

  • make off with — index carry away, despoil, hijack, hold up (rob), loot, pilfer, poach Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • make off with — TAKE, steal, purloin, pilfer, abscond with, run away/off with, carry off, snatch; kidnap, abduct; informal walk away/off with, swipe, filch, snaffle, nab, lift, ‘liberate’, ‘borrow’, snitch; Brit. informal pinch, half inch, nick, whip, knock off; …   Useful english dictionary

  • make off with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms make off with : present tense I/you/we/they make off with he/she/it makes off with present participle making with past tense made off with past participle made off with make off with something to escape with… …   English dictionary

  • make off with — PHRASAL VERB If you make off with something, you steal it and take it away with you. [V P P n] Masked robbers broke in and made off with $8,000 …   English dictionary

  • make off with — phr verb Make off with is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑robber, ↑thief …   Collocations dictionary

  • make off with — they made off with all the wedding gifts Syn: take, steal, purloin, pilfer, abscond with, run away/off with, carry off, snatch; kidnap, abduct; informal walk away/off with, swipe, filch, nab, lift, liberate , borrow , snitch, pinch; …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • make off with — take away, take without permission    The boys made off with his toys. They took all his cars and trucks …   English idioms

  • make off with — carry away illicitly. → make …   English new terms dictionary

  • make off with — 1. Take away, carry off. 2. Steal, pilfer, filch, purloin, cabbage …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • make off with —    to steal    Standard English. It is never your own property, or wife, that you take with you …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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