Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. crime

noun. ['ˈkraɪm'] (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act.

Synonyms

  • perpetration
  • infraction
  • regulatory offence
  • statutory offence
  • statutory offense
  • committal
  • commission
  • barratry
  • transgression
  • attack
  • criminal offense
  • vice crime
  • high treason
  • offense
  • highjack
  • lese majesty
  • infringement
  • capital offense
  • violation
  • war crime
  • attempt
  • forgery
  • misdemeanor
  • hijack
  • felony
  • thuggery
  • cybercrime
  • regulatory offense
  • law-breaking
  • victimless crime
  • fraud
  • Had crime
  • Tazir crime
  • criminal offence
  • offence
  • mayhem
  • treason
  • misdemeanour

Antonyms

  • praise
  • refrain
  • end
  • finish

Etymology

  • crimen (Latin)
  • cernere (Latin)

Featured Games

Rhymes with Crime

  • clothestime
  • part-time
  • sublime
  • onetime
  • slime
  • prime
  • grime
  • climb
  • time
  • thyme
  • syme
  • sime
  • seim
  • rhyme
  • mime
  • lyme
  • lime
  • kime
  • hime
  • heim
  • haim
  • dime
  • chime
  • beim
  • i'm

How do you pronounce crime?

Pronounce crime as kraɪm.

US - How to pronounce crime in American English

UK - How to pronounce crime in British English

Sentences with crime


1. Noun, singular or mass
Perjury is a crime under federal law as well as state law.

Quotes about crime


1. We get the worrywart, the hypochondriac, the money-grubbing miser, the intractable negotiator... Some would say certain of these refer to the stereotypical, or 'stage' Jew. But objectively speaking, the only crime in humor is an unfunny joke.
- Alan King

2. I decided it is better to scream. Silence is the real crime against humanity.
- Nadezhda Mandelstam, Hope Against Hope

3. Our lives are not our own. We are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.
- David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

2. crime

noun. ['ˈkraɪm'] an evil act not necessarily punishable by law.

Synonyms

  • transgression

Antonyms

  • defense
  • defence

Etymology

  • crimen (Latin)
  • cernere (Latin)
Synonym.com