Synonyms of 'skim something off'
▷ See skim
If I read this right, he skimmed off about thirty million.
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If someone embezzles money that their organization or company has placed in their care, they take it and use it illegally for their own purposes.
The director embezzled $34 million in company funds.
If someone misappropriates money which does not belong to them, they take it without permission and use it for their own purposes.
I have not misappropriated any funds whatsoever.
If you steal something from someone, you take it away from them without their permission and without intending to return it.
People who are drug addicts come in and steal stuff.
nick (slang , British)
cabbage (British , slang)
knock off (slang)
half-inch (old-fashioned , slang)
heist (US , slang)
prig (British , slang)
walk or make off with
Thesaurus for skim something off from the Collins English Thesaurus