HyperDic: crime

English > 2 senses of the word crime:
NOUNactcrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
actcrimean evil act not necessarily punishable by law
crime > pronunciation
RhymesAnaheim ... wintertime: 52 rhymes with aym...
English > crime: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaning(criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act.
Example"a long record of crimes"
Synonymscriminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking
Category ofblack marketeerDeal on the black market
blackmailObtain through threats / threats
bootlegsell illicit products such as drugs or alcohol
bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palmsmake illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
buy off, pay offpay someone with influence in order to receive a favor
carjackTake someone's car from him by force, usually with the intention of stealing it
commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirateTake arbitrarily or by force
cribTake unauthorized (intellectual material)
extortObtain through intimidation
foist off, palm off, fob offsell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
hold up, stick uprob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
kick backpay a kickback
kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatchtake away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
loot, plunderTake illegally
mugrob at gunpoint or with the threat / threat of violence
pirateCopy illegally
plagiarize, plagiarise, liftTake without referencing from someone else's writing or speech
pushsell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs)
pyramidUse or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal
rake offTake money from an illegal transaction
ransom, redeemExchange or buy back for money
run, black marketDeal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
rustle, liftTake illegally
scalpsell illegally, as on the black market
shanghai, impressTake (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
shopliftsteal in a store
skyjacksubject an aircraft to air piracy
smuggleimport or export without paying customs duties
trafficDeal illegally
Categorycriminal lawThe body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
NarrowerHad crime(Islam) serious crimes committed by Muslims and punishable by punishments established in the Koran
Tazir crime(Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims
attack, attemptThe act of attacking
barratryThe offense of vexatiously persisting in inciting lawsuits and quarrels
capital offenseA crime so serious that capital punishment is considered appropriate
cybercrimecrime committed using a computer and the internet to steal a person's identity or sell contraband or stalk victims or disrupt operations with malevolent programs
felonyA serious crime (such as murder or arson)
forgerycriminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud
fraudIntentional deception resulting in injury to another person
hijack, highjackseizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
mayhemThe willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person
misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringementA crime less serious than a felony
perpetration, commission, committalThe act of committing a crime
statutory offense, statutory offence, regulatory offense, regulatory offencecrimes created by statutes and not by common ... / common law
thuggeryviolent or brutal acts as of thugs
treason, high treason, lese majestyA crime that undermines the offender's government
vice crimeA vice that is illegal
victimless crimeAn act that is legally a crime but that seem to have no victims
war crimeA crime committed in wartime
Broaderoffense, offenceA transgression that constitutes a violation of what is judged to be right
Spanishcrimen, delito, delitos, infracción
Catalancrim, delicte, infracció
Adjectivescriminalinvolving or being or having the nature of a crime
Verbscriminalisedeclare illegal
incriminate, criminatebring an accusation against
incriminatesuggest that someone is guilty
English > crime: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn evil act not necessarily punishable by law.
Example"crimes of the heart"
Broadertransgression, evildoingThe act of transgressing
Adjectivescriminalinvolving or being or having the nature of a crime
Verbsincriminatesuggest that someone is guilty

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