Part of speech: noun

An act punishable by law; sin; any grave offense.

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Usage examples "crime":

  1. Why should he trouble himself about the crime of another? - "The Mystery of a Hansom Cab", Fergus Hume.
  2. Waldemar had been guilty of this, and he, least of all, would be forgiven the crime. - "Under a Charm, Vol. II. (of III) A Novel", E. Werner.
  3. For instance, after the crime, you went out the same way you had entered. - "The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar", Maurice Leblanc.