burglarize vs heist what difference

what is difference between burglarize and heist

English

Alternative forms

  • burglarise (uncommon)

Etymology

burglar +‎ -ize (1829)

Verb

burglarize (third-person singular simple present burglarizes, present participle burglarizing, simple past and past participle burglarized)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, chiefly Canada, US) To commit burglary. [from 1829]
    Synonym: burgle

Related terms

  • burglar
  • burglary

See also

  • burgle
  • rob
  • steal
  • thieve


English

Etymology

Probably pronunciation variation of hoist.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaɪst/
  • Rhymes: -aɪst

Noun

heist (countable and uncountable, plural heists)

  1. A robbery or burglary, especially from an institution such as a bank or museum.
  2. (uncountable) A fiction genre in which a heist is central to the plot.
    • 2008 March 6, Robert Wilonsky, “Fast and Loose”, Riverfront Times volume 32 number 10, page 28,
      The Bank Job is also the first proper Jason Statham movie since his days banging about in Guy Ritchie’s early heists.

Translations

Verb

heist (third-person singular simple present heists, present participle heisting, simple past and past participle heisted)

  1. (transitive) To steal, rob, or hold up (something).

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • Heits, Hites, Sethi, Thiès, ithes, seith, shite, sithe

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

heist

  1. past participle of heise

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