crime

Best matches, sorted by the Matches.

1-20 of 20 possibilities

Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
crime of kidnapping abduction
criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife abduction
accomplice in crime abettor
crime, to declare not guilty of absolve , acquit , exculpate , exonerate , vindicate
someone who helps another person commit a crime accessary , accessory
contributor to a crime accessory
person who witnesses a crime but does not try to prevent it accessory during the fact
partner, especially in crime accomplice
citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch) active citizen
(law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question alibi
plea of having not been at the scene of a crime alibi
law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions anti-racketeering law , Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act , RICO , RICO Act
accuse with crime in court of law arraign , indict
crime of maliciously setting a fire arson
crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will assault , rape , ravishment , violation
crime, shocking atrocity
crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery barratry
crime of persistently instigating lawsuits barratry
crime where one is married to more than one person at once bigamy
crime of marrying someone while already married bigamy , polygamy
Search another word or see crime on Thesaurus | Reference
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature