the act of stealing
armed robbery, heist, holdup, stickup(verb)
robbery at gunpoint
burglarize, burglarise, burgle, heist(verb)
commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
A robbery or burglary, especially from an institution such as a bank or museum.
A heist film: a film whose plot centers around an attempted robbery.
To steal, rob or hold up (something).
Origin: Pronunciation variation of hoist
Heist is a 2001 crime film, written and directed by David Mamet, which stars Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, and Delroy Lindo, with Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay, and Sam Rockwell in supporting roles.
The numerical value of heist in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of heist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of heist in a Sentence
Two (SWIFT) engineers came and visited the bank after the heist and suggested to upgrade the system.
A person who does not enjoy the feast by earning through heist is required the least and perhaps never to go to the priest.
It's very Bostonian, the idea of a truck heist involved in Charlestown with lobsters is very, very unique to this great city.
There might have been a deficiency in the system in the SWIFT room, two (SWIFT) engineers came and visited the bank after the heist and suggested to upgrade the system.
SWIFT is responsible for the heist of Bangladesh Bank as it approached the central bank for the installation of RTGS real time gross settlement.
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- Raub, Einbruchdiebstahl, stehlen, rauben, HeistGerman
- robo, robar, atracoSpanish
- keikka, ryöstö, ryöstääFinnish
- voler, casseFrench
- roubo, roubarPortuguese
- воровство, грабёж, кража, ограбление, похищение, красть, грабитьRussian
- stöt, kuppSwedish
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