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Synonyms for burglary

breaking and entering

Synonyms for burglary

the act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft

Words related to burglary

entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property

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defendants had "burglariously broken and entered the house,"
100 years ago At Bilston on Saturday, Thomas Jones (32), of Bristol Street, was charged with burglariously entering the shop of Messrs Bird Brothers during Friday night and stealing some bacon, eggs and other articles.
1966) (convicting a sergeant E-5 for "burglariously breaking and entering a dwelling house with intent to commit an indecent assault therein and the offense of committing an indecent assault on the wife of a serviceman, with intent to gratify his [the accused's] lust and sexual desires"); United States v.