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Synonyms and Antonyms of larceny

  1. the unlawful taking and carrying away of property without the consent of its owner <the security guard waited until the shoplifter had actually left the store with the item, so as to have proof of larceny> Synonyms theft, robbery, stealing, thieveryRelated Words burglary, housebreaking; embezzlement, embezzling, graft, misapplication, misappropriation, peculation; petit larceny, petty larceny; filching, pilferage, pilfering, purloining, shoplifting; abduction, carjacking, hijacking (also highjacking), kidnapping (also kidnaping), shanghaiing; despoilment, despoliation, looting, pillage, plundering, rapine, spoliation; poaching, rustling; black marketeering, smuggling; banditry, piracy

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