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Definition 1: the act of taking something from someone unlawfully - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

Synonyms for larceny in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of larceny ) larceny after trust rather than after unlawful taking

(... is a kind of larceny ) failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it

(... is a kind of larceny ) larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)

(... is a kind of larceny ) larceny of property having a value greater than some amount (the amount varies by locale)

(... is a kind of larceny ) biological theft; illegal collection of indigenous plants by corporations who patent them for their own use

(... is a kind of larceny ) larceny by threat of violence

(... is a kind of larceny ) the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store

"shrinkage is the retail trade's euphemism for shoplifting"

(... is a kind of larceny ) the act of stealing small amounts or small articles

(... is a kind of larceny ) the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else

(... is a kind of larceny ) the stealing of cattle

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