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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heist, rip-offnoun

    the act of stealing

  2. armed robbery, heist, holdup, stickupverb

    robbery at gunpoint

  3. burglarize, burglarise, burgle, heistverb

    commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling


  1. heistnoun

    A robbery or burglary, especially from an institution such as a bank or museum.

    Etymology: Pronunciation variation of hoist

  2. heistnoun

    A heist film: a film whose plot centers around an attempted robbery.

    Etymology: Pronunciation variation of hoist

  3. heistverb

    To steal, rob or hold up (something).

    Etymology: Pronunciation variation of hoist


  1. Heist

    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.

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  1. seith

  2. shite

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heist in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of heist in a Sentence

  1. Roger Stanton:

    What Mr. Dennis may have thought was a nickel and dime theft was, in the end, the equivalent of a major bank heist, now, he will be a convicted felon who must repay all the stolen money.

  2. Subhankar Saha:

    Two (SWIFT) engineers came and visited the bank after the heist and suggested to upgrade the system.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A person who does not enjoy the feast by earning through heist is required the least and perhaps never to go to the priest.

  4. Fredericksburgresident Robert Hall:

    Chambers wife, Lorraine Heist-Chambers told WashingtonsWJLA-TV.This is something that he needs to do every year and I support him for it. No matter what it takes, we get out here. VETERANS UNEMPLOYMENT DURING CORONAVIRUS OUTPACES REST OF US Chambers began saluting motorcyclists for long periods back in 2002 when he was in his 20s during Rolling Thunder, an annualprotestand gathering dedicated to service members that were abandoned after the Vietnam War. The veteran hasnt missed the event in over two decades. In previous years, he would hold a salute for between three and five hours as hundreds of thousands of motorcycles drove by, according to the station. The specific event -- which highlighted veteran suicide for the first time this year -- isnow calledRolling To Remember. While the Memorial Day weekend ride was canceled in D.C. due to the coronavirus, more than one hundred riders still showed up to watch Chambers. He reportedly held his position without food, water or bathroom breaks. I couldnt do it. Im looking for a bathroom.

  5. Subhankar Saha:

    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.

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    long and thin and often limp
    • A. lacerate
    • B. bonzer
    • C. splay
    • D. lank

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