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HEIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does heist mean? 

HEIST (noun)
  The noun HEIST has 2 senses:

1. the act of stealing
2. robbery at gunpoint

  Familiarity information: HEIST used as a noun is rare.


HEIST (verb)
  The verb HEIST has 1 sense:

1. commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling

  Familiarity information: HEIST used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HEIST (noun)


Sense 1heist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of stealing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

rip-off; heist

Hypernyms ("heist" is a kind of...):

robbery (larceny by threat of violence)

Domain usage:

argot; cant; jargon; lingo; patois; slang; vernacular (a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves))


Sense 2heist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Robbery at gunpoint

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

armed robbery; holdup; stickup; heist

Hypernyms ("heist" is a kind of...):

robbery (larceny by threat of violence)


HEIST (verb)


Sense 1heist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

burglarise; burglarize; burgle; heist

Hypernyms (to "heist" is one way to...):

steal (take without the owner's consent)

"Heist" entails doing...:

break; break in (enter someone's property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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