Synonyms and Antonyms of larceny
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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