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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 Petty Larceny

Sentences with petty-larceny


1. Noun Phrase
You must not have been convicted of domestic violence or petty larceny.

2. Noun Phrase
Larceny charges usually fall into several categories ranging from petty larceny to grand larceny.

3. Noun Phrase
If the value of the property is small, it is called "petit" or petty larceny.

4. Noun Phrase
It is grand larceny if the value of the property taken exceeds the state limit for petty larceny.

2. petty

adjective. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] (informal) small and of little importance.

Synonyms

  • trivial
  • footling
  • little
  • picayune
  • unimportant
  • piffling
  • lilliputian
  • niggling
  • piddling

Antonyms

  • large
  • tall
  • high
  • much

Etymology

  • petit (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. petty

adjective. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] contemptibly narrow in outlook.

Synonyms

  • small-minded
  • narrow

Antonyms

  • significant
  • serious
  • big

Etymology

  • petit (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. petty

adjective. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] inferior in rank or status.

Synonyms

  • lowly
  • junior-grade
  • subaltern
  • lower-ranking
  • secondary

Antonyms

  • more
  • old
  • uppercase
  • loud

Etymology

  • petit (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. petty

noun. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale).

Synonyms

  • petit larceny
  • stealing
  • petty larceny
  • theft
  • thieving
  • larceny

Antonyms

  • unemotional
  • meaningful
  • essential
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • petit (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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