HyperDic: felony

English > 1 sense of the word felony:
NOUNactfelonya serious crime (such as murder or arson)
felony > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'lahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > felony: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA serious crime (such as murder or arson).
Narrowerbribery, graftThe practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
burglaryEntering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property
capture, seizureThe act of taking of a person by force
extortionThe felonious act of extorting money (as by threats / threats of violence)
larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealingThe act of taking something from someone unlawfully
racketeeringengaging in a racket
Broadercrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Spanishcrimen mayor, crimen, delito mayor, delito, felonia, felonía
Catalancrim major, crim, delicte major
Adjectivesfeloniousinvolving or being or having the nature of a crime

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