Synonyms of crime in English:

crime


See definition of crime

noun

1‘kidnapping is a very serious crime’

SYNONYMS

offence, unlawful act, illegal act, breach of the law, infraction of the law, violation of the law, misdemeanour, misdeed, wrong, felony, violation, transgression, fault, injury

malfeasance, malefaction, tort

archaic trespass

2‘the reduced police presence has brought an increase in crime’

SYNONYMS

lawbreaking, delinquency, wrongdoing, transgression, misconduct, criminality, illegality, villainy, felony, corruption

informal crookedness, shadiness, dodginess

malfeasance, malefaction

archaic knavery

rare malversation

3‘they condemned apartheid as a crime against humanity’

SYNONYMS

immoral act, sin, evil, evil action, wrong, wrongdoing, atrocity, abomination, enormity, disgrace, outrage, monstrosity, violation, abuse, injustice, affront