Crime (noun)

  1. An action or omission that constitutes an offense and is punishable by law.
  2. A serious breach of moral or social conduct.


Middle english: from old french, from latin crimen, criminis "accusation, crime," from cernere "decide, judge".


  1. The police are investigating a serious crime that occurred in the city center.
  2. The crime rate in the area has been decreasing steadily in recent years.
  3. Burglary is a common crime in the city.
  4. The company was found guilty of committing a white-collar crime.
  5. The government has introduced new measures to combat organized crime.
Some random words: nitwit, quasar, sophistication