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Definitions and Synonyms of law-breaking | Another word for law-breaking | What is law-breaking?

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

Samples where law-breaking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a long record of crimes

Synonyms for law-breaking in the sense of this definition

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

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

(... is a kind of law-breaking ) the act of attacking

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

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

(... is a kind of law-breaking ) violent or brutal acts as of thugs

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

(... is a kind of law-breaking ) a vice that is illegal

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

(... is a kind of law-breaking ) the act of committing a crime

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

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

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

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

(... is a kind of law-breaking ) intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

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

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

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

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) copy illegally; of published material

(law-breaking 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"

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

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) steal in a store

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) take illegally

"rustle cattle"

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

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) take unauthorized (intellectual material)

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

"This judge can be bought"

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) take money from an illegal transaction

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

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) take illegally; of intellectual property

"This writer plundered from famous authors"

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

"She smuggled cigarettes across the border"

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

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) deal illegally

"traffic drugs"

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

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

(law-breaking 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"

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) take arbitrarily or by force

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

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) subject an aircraft to air piracy

"the plane was skyjacked to Uzbekistan"

(law-breaking 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!"

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) obtain through intimidation

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) obtain through threats

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

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

"They were bootlegging whiskey"

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

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

(law-breaking 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"

(law-breaking is the domain which ... is member of) deal on the black market

(law-breaking 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"

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