Definition of Larceny:

  1. Theft of personal property.

  2. Unlawful actual or in effect (constructive) taking away of goods or property without the consent, and against the will, of the owner or possessor with the intention of permanently depriving him or her of those items. The terms petty larceny and grand larceny refer to the value of items so taken.

Synonyms of Larceny

Theft, Stealing, Robbery, Pilfering, Thieving, Thievery, Purloining

How to use Larceny in a sentence?

  1. A concurrent effect to this drop in violent crime occurs in the form of an increase in some levels of property crimes, including larceny and auto theft.

Meaning of Larceny & Larceny Definition