Crime synonyms

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One of several serious crimes, such as murder, rape, or robbery, punishable by a more stringent sentence than that given for a misdemeanor.
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The act of breaching the law; contravening a duty or right.
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A deep insult or grave offense
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Something corrupted, as an improperly altered word or text
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An evil or wicked act or behaviour, especially such a crime.
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Deserving of blame or censure; blameworthy:
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(Law) A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.
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Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
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Characterized by extremely brutal or cruel crimes; vicious.
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Running away or fleeing, as from the law.
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Having an evil or harmful influence; baleful. [from 17th c.]
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Contrary to accepted morality or convention; illicit.
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Physical maltreatment or violence:
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The crime of marrying a person while legally married to another. The second marriage is void.
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A sending or mission (to do or accomplish something).
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Embezzlement
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(Law, business) The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner.
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(Uncountable) The crime of deliberate killing of another human.
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Something (such as a crime) that is perpetrated
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(Theology) A violation of God's will or religious law.
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A dealing with devils, as by sorcery or witchcraft
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Plural form of crime
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All or part of the right side
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The definition of a vice is a weakness in morality or bad habit.
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A breaking of a law, pact, etc.; violation; infringement
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(Law, uncountable) The breach of a duty of care: the failure to exercise a standard of care that a reasonable person would have in a similar situation.
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Something that is immoral or not good.
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Wrongdoing; crime
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An unlawful act, particularly one committed by a public official.
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A wrong that is committed by someone who is legally obligated to provide a certain amount of carefulness in behavior to another and that causes injury to that person, who may seek compensation in a civil suit for damages.
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An increase in land caused by the recession of sea, river, or other body of water formerly covering it. Ownership is a function of how rapidly the water receded. See also reliction.
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The state, practice, or quality of being a criminal.
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An outrageous act
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A crime, as fraud, embezzlement, etc., committed by a person in business, government, or a profession in the course of occupational activities
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(Law) A crime that is punishable by death.
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A person, thing, or circumstance that causes or ought to cause disgrace or outrage:
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An appalling or atrocious act, situation, or object, especially an act of unusual or illegal cruelty inflicted by an armed force on civilians or prisoners.
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(Uncountable) Extreme wickedness, nefariousness. [from 15th c.]
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An outrageous act
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Any of various crimes, such as genocide or the mistreatment of prisoners of war, committed during a war and considered in violation of the conventions of warfare.
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A mass killing or other atrocity committed in furtherance of a program of genocide
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A sin, such as murder or blasphemy, that is so heinous it deprives the soul of sanctifying grace and causes damnation if unforgiven at the time of death.
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An outrageous act
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Deserving to be blamed
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Tending to produce crime or criminals
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(Archaic) criminal
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The criminal offense of attempting to affect a jury's decision making through means other than evidence and argument in open court, as by instruction outside of the courtroom, threats, or bribery.
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(Law) (uncountable): a defense to the validity of a contract because it was in violation of the law
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Sexual relations between persons who are so closely related that their marriage is illegal or forbidden by custom.
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(Law) The unlawful taking of personal property as an attempt to deprive the legal owner of it permanently.
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The defendant’s guilty state of mind, as an element in proving the crime with which he or she is charged.
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The criminal offense of making false statements under oath, especially in a legal document or during a legal proceeding.
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(Zool.) The practice of mating with more than one of the opposite sex
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Other unlawful sexual intercourse or penetration, as with an unconscious person or person below the age of or incapable of consent.
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An attempt to overthrow the government of the state or nation to which one owes allegiance, by making war against that government or by giving material support to the enemies of that government. In order to be convicted of treason, a person must confess in open court or there must be testimony to overt acts by two witnesses. See also sedition.
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(Now Rare) A wandering in thought or talk; digression
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To pretend to be ignorant of something in order to escape blame; to ignore a fault deliberately
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To reveal someone’s involvement in criminal acts.
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(Archaic) To imply guilt; to incriminate.
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To act in the role of mastermind.
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offense against the law
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An instance of kind behavior:
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That which was done that should not have been, ranging from any sin or moral offense to various degrees of crime.
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The act of breaking a law; sin or crime; transgression
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(Rare) Faultiness, a state of being flawed.
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Sympathy and sorrow aroused by the misfortune or suffering of another.
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Shame is a painful feeling of regret, guilt or embarrassment.
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(Slang) One that depresses, frustrates, or disappoints:
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(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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(criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
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British standard spelling of offense.
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(criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
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The commission of a criminal act, the violation or breaking of a law.
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The definition of a transgression is an act that goes past set limits or breaks a law.
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(Law) A crime usually punishable upon conviction by a small fine or by a short term of imprisonment. Crimes which are punishable by great fines or by longer imprisonment are usually called felonies.
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The definition of immorality is evil or bad character or behavior.
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Violation of a copyright, patent, or trademark.
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(Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
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A depraved act or practice
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An outrageous act
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Anything hateful and disgusting
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Dishonest or bad management, especially by persons entrusted or engaged to act on another's behalf.
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A villainous act; wicked, detestable, or criminal deed
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The definition of an iniquity is a sin or wrong doing.
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An offense or misdemeanor; a misdeed.
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Sin [1290]
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A crime, typically a violent crime such as assault or murder, committed against a loved one because of sudden jealous rage or heartbreak rather than as a premeditated act.
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Exorbitant; immoderate:
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(Law) Done with intent to commit a crime.
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Not sanctioned by custom or law; improper or unlawful.
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Not in conformity with the accepted standards of proper sexual behavior, specif., unchaste or lewd
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The definition of nefarious is someone who is known for being very wicked.
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Causing harm or injury; hurtful
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The wrongful, and usually forcible, carrying off of a human being. [Mid 18th century.]
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(Countable) A division of a theatrical performance.
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(Admiralty law) unlawful or fraudulent acts by the crew of a vessel, harming the vessel's owner.
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(Scotland) the capercaillie.
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The willful disobedience of a court’s direction, order, or summons or any other disrespectful or disruptive conduct that would justify a finding of contempt.
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From the Latin delictum, an offense. A breach of criminal or civil law.
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Extortion is defined as the practice of trying to get something through force, threats or blackmail.
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