Definition of Grand theft
1. Noun. Larceny of property having a value greater than some amount (the amount varies by locale).
Generic synonyms: Larceny, Stealing, Theft, Thievery, Thieving
Antonyms: Petit Larceny
Lexicographical Neighbors of Grand Theft
Literary usage of Grand theft
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dedicated Computer Crime Units by J. Thomas McEwen (1988)
"... Burglary Harmful Access to a Computer Criminal Mischief grand theft Unauthorized Access to a Computer Theft of Services Theft of Credit Card Information ..."
2. Preventing Gang & Drug Related Witness Intimidation by Peter Finn (1996)
"grand theft, as defined in Section 487, when the value of the money, labor, ... grand theft of any vehicle, trailer, or vessel, as described in Section ..."
3. The Second Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Proceedings by Yusuf Pisan, SIGART. (2005)
"In order to demonstrate how this works we use the example of the popular game grand theft Auto: San Andreas . One of the central values of the game ..."
4. Data Resources of the National Institute of Justice (1993) edited by Michael J. Russell (1999)
"The focus was on felony offenses, including the FBI Index crimes of homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, grand theft, and motor vehicle ..."
5. How to Investigate Financial Exploitation of the Elderly: A Training Manual by Joseph B. Roubicek (1993)
"(2)(a) If the property stolen is valued at $100000 or more, the offender is guilty of grand theft in the first degree, punishable as a felony of the first ..."