Synonyms for (noun) crime

Synonyms: law-breaking, crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, offence, offense

Definition: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

Usage: a long record of crimes

Similar words: transgression, evildoing

Definition: the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

Usage: the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father


Synonyms: crime

Definition: an evil act not necessarily punishable by law

Usage: crimes of the heart

Similar words: transgression, evildoing

Definition: the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

Usage: the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father