HyperDic: larceny

English > 1 sense of the word larceny:
NOUNactlarceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealingthe act of taking something from someone unlawfully
larceny > pronunciation
Soundslaa'rsahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > larceny: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of taking something from someone unlawfully.
Synonymstheft, thievery, thieving, stealing
Narrowerbiopiracybiological theft
breach of trust with fraudulent intentlarceny after trust rather than after unlawful taking
embezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriationThe fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
grand larceny, grand theftlarceny of property having a value greater than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
petit larceny, petty larceny, pettylarceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
pilferageThe act of stealing small amounts or small articles
robberylarceny by threat / threat of violence
rustlingThe stealing of cattle
shoplifting, shrinkageThe act of stealing goods that are on display in a store
skimmingfailure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it
BroaderfelonyA serious crime (such as murder or arson)
Spanishalzado, desvalijamiento, hurto, latrocinio, robo, substracción, sustracción
Catalanatracament, estafa, furt, lladrocini, robament, robatori
Nounslarcenist, larcenera person who commits larceny

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