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Synonyms for crime
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 2 votes

  1. crime

    Abomination (from the Latin ab omen, a thing of ill omen) was originally applied to anything held in religious or ceremonial aversion or abhorrence; as, "The things which are highly esteemed among men are abomination in the sight of God." Luke xvi, 15. The word is oftener applied to the object of such aversion or abhorrence than to the state of mind that so regards it; in common use abomination signifies something very much disliked or loathed, or that deserves to be. Choice food may be an object of aversion and disgust to a sick person; vile food would be an abomination. A toad is to many an object of disgust; a foul sewer is an abomination. As applied to crimes, abomination is used of such as are especially brutal, shameful, or revolting; theft is an offense; infanticide is an abomination.

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, abomination, abuse, annoyance, aversion, curse, detestation, disgust, evil, execration, hatred, horror, iniquity, nuisance, offense, plague, shame, villainy, wickedness

    Antonyms:
    affection, appreciation, approval, benefit, blessing, delight, desire, enjoyment, esteem, esteem, gratification, joy, satisfaction, treat

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. crime

    Synonyms:
    offense, misdeed, wrong, misdemeanor, felony, enormity

    Antonyms:
    good deed, well-doing, duty, obligation, exploit, achievement

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 2 votes

  1. crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breakingnoun

    (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

    "a long record of crimes"

    Synonyms:
    offense, criminal offence, criminal offense, discourtesy, offensive, umbrage, offensive activity, offence, law-breaking

  2. crimenoun

    an evil act not necessarily punishable by law

    "crimes of the heart"

    Synonyms:
    offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking, offence

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. illegal activity

    illegal actions

    nda's are not an ethical concealment of crimes.

    Submitted by anonymous on February 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. crimenoun

    Synonyms:
    FELONY, aggravated misdemeanor, gross offence (especially against human law), infraction of law

  2. crimenoun

    Synonyms:
    sin, transgression, iniquity, wickedness, unrighteousness, wrong, delinquency

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. crimenoun

    Synonyms:
    felony, atrocity, outrage, enormity, offense, transgression, misdemeanor, malefaction, dereliction

    Associated words:
    criminology, criminologist, criminality, recidivism, recidivist

  2. crimenoun

    Associated words:
    accessory, accomplice, perpetrate, perpetration, perpetrator, incorrigible

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Crime":

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How to use crime in a sentence?

  1. Jay Fant:

    I just can’t imagine that Nikolas Cruz can commit such a heinous crime and then as a result we tell, potentially, a 20-year-old single mother living alone that she cannot purchase a firearm to defend herself.

  2. Queensland Reds utility Karmichael Hunt:

    Following extensive consultation with Karmichael over the weekend, we have determined that it continues to be best for Karmichael's welfare that he is not available for selection this Friday, as this highly complicated matter is due before the courts and is part of a wider and ongoing investigation by the Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission, we will continue not to prejudice the player's legal or contractual rights and we will apply the principles of natural justice.

  3. Mitch Hedberg:

    Imagine being killed by a bow and arrow. That would suck. An arrow killed you, they would never solve the crime. "Look at that dead guy. Let's go that way.

  4. Eric Siddall:

    One of the big drivers of crime in Los Angeles are guns and gangs and right now, this district attorney has basically said we cannot prosecute people for gang crimes and is not interested in prosecuting people for gun crimes, and that has really led to this surge in homicides.

  5. Emma Goldman:

    The strongest bulwark of authority is uniformity the least divergence from it is the greatest crime.


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