Can "prendre" also be used as a synonym for the English word, "steal"?

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Can "prendre" also be used as a synonym for the English word, "steal"?

If "prendre" means "to take", could I also use this in a sentence to signify that someone is "stealing" or even physically grabbing something?

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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

My understanding is that prendre is simply "to take". It doesn't mean stealing. That would be voler.

Can "prendre" also be used as a synonym for the English word, "steal"?

If "prendre" means "to take", could I also use this in a sentence to signify that someone is "stealing" or even physically grabbing something?

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