1. a crime less serious than a felony

Similar word(s): infraction, infringement, misdemeanor, misdemeanour

Definition categories: act, crime

2. an act that disregards an agreement or a right

- he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

Similar word(s): infringement

Definition categories: act, misconduct, wrongdoing

3. entry to another's property without right or permission

Similar word(s): encroachment, intrusion, trespass, usurpation

Definition categories: act, misconduct, wrongdoing

4. a disrespectful act

Similar word(s): irreverence

Definition categories: act, evil, immorality, iniquity, wickedness

5. the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will

Similar word(s): assault, rape, ravishment

Definition categories: act