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Crime appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • "Bob," an emir considered, "is no crime nabob."
  • Emir, casinos rate you 'droopy poor duo’, yet arson is a crime.
  • No emir crawled if Nina, to get a date, got an infidel war crime on.
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Definition of the noun crime

What does crime mean as a name of something?

Crime is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: crimes

  1. (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
  2. an evil act not necessarily punishable by law
    • example: crimes of the heart
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: evildoing / transgression = the act of transgressing

Alternative definition of the noun crime


  1. [countable] A specific act committed in violation of the law.
  2. [uncountable] The practice or habit of committing crimes.


  1. Crime was an early American punk band from San Francisco. The band was formed in 1976 by Johnny Strike, Frankie Fix, Ron "The Ripper" Greco, and Ricky Tractor. Their debut, the self-financed double A-side, "Hot Wire My Heart" and "Baby You're So Repulsive", appeared at the end of 1976, and is the first single released by a U.S. punk act from the West Coast.
    • genres: Punk rock, New Wave
    • albums: "First Blood", "Frustration", "Hate Us or Love Us, We Don't Give a Fuck", "Hot Wire My Heart / Baby You're So Repulsive", "Gangster Funk / Maserati", "San Francisco's Doomed", "Nux 111, Nux 112, Nux 113, Nux 114", "Murder by Guitar"
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  2. Crime is a musical group.
    • album: "Nucler Blood"

There are other groups with in their name, like Crime Mob, Crime Time, Only Crime, Cacadu Crime, Optimus Crime, Perfect crime, Cloister Crime, Crime in Choir, Kings At Crime, Legalize Crime, Crime In Stereo, Jessica's Crime, Organized crime, Some More Crime, Crime Affiliates, Element of Crime, Partners-N-Crime, Partners in Crime, The Classic Crime and The Perfect Crime.


  1. "Crime" is a musical album by Robin Stjernberg.
    • released in
  2. "CRIME" is a musical album of SAX&CRIME.
    • released on
  3. "Crime" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  4. "Crime" is a composition.


  1. "Crime" is a 2008 novel by Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. It is the sequel to his earlier novel, Filth.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (7 years ago)
  2. "Crime" is a book by Clarence Darrow.


  1. "Crime" a.k.a. "Delirium" is a 1972 mystery/horror film written and directed by Renato Polselli.
  2. "Crime" is a film, directed by Bea Huwiler.
  3. "Crime" is a 2011 film written and directed by Masoud Kimiai.


CRiME is a record label.


  1. Crime a.k.a. Crime Fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives. It is usually distinguished from mainstream fiction and other genres such as science fiction or historical fiction, but boundaries can be, and indeed are, blurred. It has several sub-genres, including detective fiction, legal thriller, courtroom drama, and hard-boiled fiction.
  2. CRIME is a security exploit against secret web cookies over connections using the HTTPS and SPDY protocols that also use data compression. When used to recover the content of secret authentication cookies, it allows an attacker to perform session hijacking on an authenticated web session, allowing the launching of further attacks.
  3. Crime translit Jorm, is a 2011 Iranian drama film directed by Masoud Kimiai.

Phrases with Crime

Phrases starting with the word Crime:

  1. Crime Lord
  2. crime rate
  3. crime wave
  4. Crime scene
  5. Crime-Ridden
  6. crime syndicate
  7. Crime of passion

Phrases ending with the word Crime:

  1. E-Crime
  2. had crime
  3. sex crime
  4. war crime
  5. Hate crime
  6. High Crime
  7. vice crime
  8. tazir crime
  9. capital crime
  10. Perfect crime
  11. organized crime
  12. Consensual crime
  13. partner in crime

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Crime

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Google previewThe Westminster Review (1902)

Crime is the continual breaking out of the old unadapted nature, the index of a character unfitted to its conditions and only in fact as...

Google previewIndian Social Problems (Vol-1) (1966)

Social Disorganization and Reconstruction by G.R. Madan

According to Michael and Adler, “Crime is that behaviour which is prohibited by the criminal code.”8 Mr. Miller observes, “Crime is the commission or omission of an act, which the law forbids or commands under pain of punishment to be ...

Google previewNatural Rights: A New Theory (2003)

A New Theory by Richard D. Fuerle

Under conventional law, a crime is an act against the state and the state is the victim. A member of the state (a prosecutor) prosecutes and, if there is a fine, it goes to the state, not to the actual victim. This is close to insanity. The state is an ...

Google previewAnger Disorders (2014)

Definition, Diagnosis, And Treatment by Howard Kassinove

crime is any behavior (an act or omission) officially prohibited by public law.

terms of classification, a violent crime is an unlawful behavior, such as homicide, rape, robbery, and assault, that may ...

Google previewUnderstanding and Managing Threats to the Environment in South Eastern Europe (2011)

by Gorazd Mesko, Dejana Dimitrijević, Charles B. Fields

Organized crime is a phenomena which is a part of modern society living and represents a treat for the real society...

Google previewCrime, Justice, and Society (1996)

by Calvin J. Larson, Gerald R. Garrett

Chapter 4 White-Collar Crime White collar crime is a complex and somewhat ambiguous subject. It is important because it focuses on the criminality of those in positions of power and authority in business and government, those entrusted with ...

Google previewIntroduction to Criminology (2008)

A Text/Reader by Anthony Walsh, Craig Hemmens

,crime is the result of (a) motivated offenders meeting (b) suitable targets that lack (c)...

Google previewThe Mazzel Ritual (2009)

Culture, Customs and Crime in the Diamond Trade by Dina Siegel

Crime is a situational and cultural construction. And '. . . in order to understand crime, we need to appreciate and be...

Google previewWhite Collar Crime (2009)

An Opportunity Perspective by Michael L. Benson, Sally S. Simpson

White-collar crime is a technical term that has migrated out ofthe realms of science and academia to become part of public...

Google previewFoundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law (2014)

by Markus D Dubber

But unlike fraud, crime is an infinite judgment expressed negatively in that it does not conceal its negation of property...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Crime Films (2012)

by Geoff Mayer

would not normally be considered a crime film. The film is set in Nanking in 1942, and the plot involves the interrogation and torture of five Chinese nationals by the Japanese ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Canadian Organized Crime (2012)

From Captain Kidd to Mom Boucher by Peter Edwards, Michel Auger

INTRODUCTION Organized crime is a slippery subject, involving slippery people, and evades an exact definition. In drawing up this list of organized criminals and groups, we have been strongly influenced by new anti-gang laws, which define ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime (2005)

by Lawrence M. Salinger

Together with these practices, are aspects of Japanese society such as the yakuza (organized crime) which appear to represent obvious cases of organized crime. JAPANESE BUSINESS SYSTEM Developed in response to the external shock ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention (2010)

by Bonnie S. Fisher, Steven P. Lab

This has led to the development and implementation of numerous programs within educational institutions to address a variety of deviant behaviors, such as substance abuse, antisocial behavior, theft, violent crime, and gang membership.

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Quotes about Crime

I said the kidnapping is a crime. I have the right to speak about the crime done against me. They didn't like me to speak about this crime. So I decided to reveal it to the public. (Mordechai Vanunu)
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Scrabble value of C3R1I1M3E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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