Synonyms of crime


1. crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking, transgression, evildoing

usage: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"

2. crime, transgression, evildoing

usage: an evil act not necessarily punishable by law; "crimes of the heart"

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Definition and meaning of crime (Dictionary)