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synonyms for larceny

  • burglary
  • misappropriation
  • robbery
  • crime
  • lift
  • pinch
  • steal
  • stealing
  • thievery
  • thieving
  • touch
  • pilfering
  • purloining

antonyms for larceny

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  • lot
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How to use larceny in a sentence

Aggravated assaults were up while larcenies and robberies were down.
METRO TRANSIT POLICE PROPOSE BAN ON PASSENGERS ARRESTED FOR A SEX OR FIREARMS OFFENSEJUSTIN GEORGEJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Law enforcement is actually treating it like … they would treat any other type of larceny or any other type of theft.
WAGE THEFT IS COMMON FOR LOW-LEVEL WORKERS, AND OFFICIALS ARE STARTING TO TAKE NOTICEJESSE MARX AND MAYA SRIKRISHNANMAY 19, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Moawad-Barrientos has been charged with two felony counts of larceny by false pretenses and was arrested Wednesday and taken to the Fairfax County jail, before being released on bond.
FORMER VA. SENATE CANDIDATE CHARGED WITH FRAUDULENTLY PRACTICING LAWJUSTIN JOUVENALMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With a 27% increase in bike thefts but fewer arrests for bike larceny compared to last year, bikers can’t expect to recover their stolen wheels, and bike theft can be both discouraging and costly.
E-BIKES ARE TAKING OFF—BUT WE NEED TO MAKE SPACE FOR THEMPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
The stories take viewers from the women’s childhoods through the ups and downs of their criminal activity, which spans drug trafficking, money fraud, and grand larceny, to their moment of redemption on the other side of the law.
LIL KIM SHARES THE ONE THING SHE WANTS VIEWERS TO TAKE AWAY FROM BET+ SHOW ‘TRAP QUEENS:’ ‘EVERYBODY HAS A PAST’BRANDE VICTORIANJANUARY 14, 2021ESSENCE.COM
Tired of the publishing business, which he described as a world of “corporate foolishness and credit larceny,” he focused in recent years on his own writing, which he said he began in earnest only after the death of his older brother, Mike.
DANIEL MENAKER, AUTHOR AND CELEBRATED EDITOR AT THE NEW YORKER AND RANDOM HOUSE, DIES AT 79HARRISON SMITHOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
According to famed economist John Kenneth Galbraith, “the man who is admired for the ingenuity of his larceny is almost always rediscovering some earlier form of fraud.”
THE HISTORY OF PONZI SCHEMES GOES DEEPER THAN THE MAN WHO GAVE THEM HIS NAMESTEVE WEISMANAUGUST 12, 2020TIME
If the finder knows who the owner is or has a reasonable clue to the ownership, which he disregards, he is guilty of larceny.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
At the same time another law was passed, disfranchising all voters who had been found guilty at any time of petty larceny.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
In the words of the police-captain, he would not add larceny to burglary.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO LARCENY

  • break in
  • breaking and entering
  • caper
  • crime
  • filching
  • heist
  • housebreaking
  • larceny
  • owl job
  • pilferage
  • prowl
  • robbery
  • safecracking
  • second-story work
  • sting
  • theft
  • thieving
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