from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To steal: heisted the collection of jewels from the museum.
- transitive v. To hold up; rob.
- n. A robbery; a burglary.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A robbery or burglary, especially from an institution such as a bank or museum.
- n. A heist film: a film whose plot centers around an attempted robbery.
- v. To steal, rob, or hold up (something).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
- n. robbery at gunpoint
- n. the act of stealing
The bank heist is not the first crime that affected voters Tuesday.
The heist is successful, but when it comes to divide the money, the robbers get into a shootout which leaves all of them dead, except one guy who leaves to exact revenge before dying, himself.
With socialism dead, the gigantic heist is now proposed as a sacred service of the newest religion: environmentalism.
And I thought maybe you'd tell us a bit about recovering a Rembrandt from a heist from a Swedish museum from a robbery that took place in 2000.
First off, the daring — nay, impossible — heist is motivated mainly by revenge?
Brief Story Description: The Stainless Steel Rat, a mastser thief and con artist, believes he has pulled off a successful bank job, but discovers that his heist is really an elaborate countersting to capture him.
In keeping with the film the whole heist is played very real and in keeping with each of the characters.
The premise of this film intrigued me as it looked at a group of men getting involved in a heist from a slightly unusual angle, and so I decided to catch this at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year.
Overall I enjoyed it, but the ending after the heist is just too slow, and we never receive full closure on the opening events of the film.
The paintings were taken during a daring heist from a Swedish museum in 2000.