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Definition 1: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act - [noun denoting act]

Samples where crime or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a long record of crimes

Synonyms for crime in the sense of this definition

(crime is a kind of ...) a transgression that constitutes a violation of what is judged to be right

(... is a kind of crime ) the offense of vexatiously persisting in inciting lawsuits and quarrels

(... is a kind of crime ) the act of attacking

"attacks on women increased last year" "they made an attempt on his life"

(... is a kind of crime ) (Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way

"in some Islamic nations Tazir crimes are set by legislation"

(... is a kind of crime ) crimes created by statutes and not by common law

(... is a kind of crime ) violent or brutal acts as of thugs

(... is a kind of crime ) a crime that undermines the offender's government

(... is a kind of crime ) a vice that is illegal

(... is a kind of crime ) an act that is legally a crime but that seem to have no victims

"he considers prostitution to be a victimless crime"

(... is a kind of crime ) a crime committed in wartime; violation of rules of war

(... is a kind of crime ) the act of committing a crime

(... is a kind of crime ) a crime less serious than a felony

(... is a kind of crime ) a crime so serious that capital punishment is considered appropriate

(... is a kind of crime ) crime 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

(... is a kind of crime ) a serious crime (such as murder or arson)

(... is a kind of crime ) criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud

(... is a kind of crime ) intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

(... is a kind of crime ) (Islam) serious crimes committed by Muslims and punishable by punishments established in the Koran

"Had crimes include apostasy from Islam and murder and theft and adultery"

(... is a kind of crime ) seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination

(... is a kind of crime ) the willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person

(crime belongs to category ...) the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) copy illegally; of published material

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence

"I was mugged in the streets of New York last night"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) steal in a store

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) take illegally

"rustle cattle"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) take unauthorized (intellectual material)

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

"This judge can be bought"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) take money from an illegal transaction

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) pay someone with influence in order to receive a favor

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) take illegally; of intellectual property

"This writer plundered from famous authors"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) import or export without paying customs duties

"She smuggled cigarettes across the border"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) pay a kickback; make an illegal payment

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) deal illegally

"traffic drugs"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) exchange or buy back for money; under threat

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship

"The men were shanghaied after being drugged"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) take arbitrarily or by force

"The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) subject an aircraft to air piracy

"the plane was skyjacked to Uzbekistan"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) take someone's car from him by force, usually with the intention of stealing it

"My car was carjacked last night!"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) obtain through intimidation

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) obtain through threats

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) sell illegally, as on the black market

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) sell illicit products such as drugs or alcohol

"They were bootlegging whiskey"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs)

"The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) deal on the black market

(crime is the domain which ... is member of) take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

"The industrialist's son was kidnapped"

Definition 2: an evil act not necessarily punishable by law - [noun denoting act]

Samples where crime or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • crimes of the heart

(crime is a kind of ...) the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

"the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"

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