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1. criminal

noun. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime.

Synonyms

  • jail bird
  • scofflaw
  • hoodlum
  • murderer
  • smuggler
  • blackmailer
  • kidnaper
  • thug
  • moon curser
  • desperate criminal
  • pusher
  • felon
  • moll
  • recidivist
  • treasonist
  • punk
  • toughie
  • snatcher
  • manslayer
  • contrabandist
  • mafioso
  • kidnapper
  • gangster's moll
  • incendiary
  • jailbird
  • extortionist
  • lawbreaker
  • desperado
  • parolee
  • outlaw
  • suborner
  • raper
  • liquidator
  • highbinder
  • arsonist
  • crook
  • highjacker
  • plotter
  • abductor
  • drug peddler
  • racketeer
  • extortioner
  • briber
  • fugitive
  • hijacker
  • moonshiner
  • violator
  • accessory
  • firebug
  • rapist
  • peddler
  • fugitive from justice
  • traitor
  • stealer
  • drug dealer
  • accessary
  • malefactor
  • thief
  • habitual criminal
  • runner
  • gun moll
  • drug trafficker
  • repeater
  • probationer
  • tough
  • hood
  • law offender
  • strong-armer
  • machinator
  • gangster
  • mobster
  • bootlegger
  • goon
  • conspirator
  • moon-curser
  • coconspirator
  • principal

Antonyms

  • allow
  • lawful
  • straight line
  • straighten

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2. criminal

adjective. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] guilty of crime or serious offense.

Antonyms

  • liberator

3. criminal

adjective. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure.

Synonyms

  • deplorable
  • vicious
  • condemnable
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • noncombustible
  • decriminalise
  • legalize
  • permit

4. criminal

adjective. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] involving or being or having the nature of a crime.

Synonyms

  • illegal

Antonyms

  • superior
  • unprovocative

5. offence

noun. the action of attacking an enemy.

Synonyms

  • counteroffensive
  • offense
  • operation
  • offensive
  • push back
  • rollback
  • military operation

Antonyms

  • worst
  • inactivity
  • best
  • loyalty

Etymology

  • offensa (Latin)
  • offenso (Latin)

6. offence

noun. (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
  • crime
  • cybercrime
  • regulatory offense
  • law-breaking
  • victimless crime
  • fraud
  • Had crime
  • Tazir crime
  • criminal offence
  • mayhem
  • treason
  • misdemeanour

Antonyms

  • praise
  • refrain
  • end
  • finish

Etymology

  • offensa (Latin)
  • offenso (Latin)

7. offence

noun. the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score.

Synonyms

  • offense
  • squad

Antonyms

  • defence
  • significant
  • fat

Etymology

  • offensa (Latin)
  • offenso (Latin)

8. offence

noun. a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others.

Synonyms

  • behaviour
  • derision
  • rebuff
  • offense
  • behavior
  • discourtesy
  • slight
  • indelicacy
  • insult
  • offensive activity
  • doings
  • ridicule
  • affront
  • conduct
  • insolence

Antonyms

  • propriety
  • properness
  • impropriety
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • offensa (Latin)
  • offenso (Latin)

9. offence

noun. a feeling of anger caused by being offended.

Synonyms

  • ire
  • umbrage
  • choler
  • anger

Antonyms

  • civility
  • graciousness
  • courtesy
  • politeness

Etymology

  • offensa (Latin)
  • offenso (Latin)

Sentences with criminal-offence


1. Noun Phrase
Computer piracy is intellectual property theft, which is a criminal offence.

2. Noun Phrase
Someone who was convicted of a criminal offence and given a prison sentence of not more than two and a-half years is eligible to enter a "rehabilitation period" that begins from the date of the conviction.

3. Noun Phrase
His study demonstrated that exposure to prison and prisoners corresponds to a higher rate of criminal offence.

4. Noun Phrase
While the differentiation between civil and criminal trespass is widely recognised, different jurisdictions may call the criminal offence by a different name.

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