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1. larceny

noun. ['ˈlɑːrsəni'] the act of taking something from someone unlawfully.

Synonyms

  • misapplication
  • grand larceny
  • stealing
  • peculation
  • grand theft
  • petty larceny
  • rustling
  • misappropriation
  • skimming
  • felony
  • breach of trust with fraudulent intent
  • petit larceny
  • robbery
  • thieving
  • shoplifting
  • thievery
  • shrinkage
  • petty
  • biopiracy
  • theft
  • defalcation
  • embezzlement

Antonyms

  • grand larceny
  • loud
  • honest
  • increase

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Rhymes with Larceny

  • aborigine
  • accompany
  • agony
  • albany
  • androgyny
  • anemone
  • anthony
  • antigone
  • antony
  • balcony
  • bethany
  • bimini
  • botany
  • boustany
  • brittany
  • cacophony
  • canonie
  • carmany
  • co.
  • colony

Sentences with larceny


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is grand larceny if the value of the property taken exceeds the state limit for petty larceny.

2. Adjective
The party could argue that his taking of the umbrella was not larceny because the umbrella belonged to him.

3. Verb, base form
Other defenses to larceny include lack of intent.

4. Coordinating conjunction
The Massachusetts criminal code defines larceny as stealing the property of another.

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