Breaking and entering synonyms
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The definition of a break in is an illegal entry into a house, building or vehicle.
The common-law offense of forcibly entering a dwelling at night to commit a felony therein. Under many modern statutes, the act of breaking and entering into any building at any time with the intent to commit a felony (or, in some states, a felony or petit larceny and, in other states, any crime) therein. See also larceny and robbery.
An entering onto someone’s property without that person’s consent, by force or fraudulent pretense. Unlawful entry is distinct from burglary, which entails the breaking and entering into someone’s dwelling with criminal intent.
Find another word for breaking and entering. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for breaking and entering, like: break and entry, break-in, burglarizing, burglary, housebreaking, robbery, second-story work and unlawful entry.