Lingvanex Tranalator

Lingvanex Translator

Translate: Text, Voice, Camera


Meaning & Definition of Crime in English

English

Crime

/kraɪm/

noun

1. (criminal law) an act punishable by law

  • Usually considered an evil act
  • "A long record of crimes"
    synonym:
  • crime
  • ,
  • offense
  • ,
  • criminal offense
  • ,
  • criminal offence
  • ,
  • offence
  • ,
  • law-breaking

2. An evil act not necessarily punishable by law

  • "Crimes of the heart"
    synonym:
  • crime

Examples of using

Where's the proof that he committed a crime?
Human trafficking is a crime.
Brazil has one of the highest crime rates in the world.