An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to be a thief)
a. robar
Donny learned to thieve from his older brothers.Donny aprendió a robar de sus hermanos mayores.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to steal)
a. hurtar
He wasn't above thieving the odd CD or DVD from stores.Era muy capaz de hurtar algún que otro CD o DVD en las tiendas.
b. robar
Be on the alert, because someone is thieving cattle in this area.Estén atentos, porque alguien está robando ganado en esta zona.
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thieve [θiːv]
transitive verb
intransitive verb
robar; hurtar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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