What does burglary mean?

Definitions for burglary
ˈbɜr glə ribur·glary

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word burglary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. burglary(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. burglary(Noun)

    The crime of unlawfully breaking into a vehicle, house, store, or other enclosure with the intent to steal.

  2. burglary(Noun)

    Under the common law, breaking and entering of the dwelling of another at night with the intent to commit a felony.

  3. burglary(Noun)

    Under the Model Penal Code, entering a building or occupied structure with purpose to commit a crime therein, unless the premises are at the time open to the public or the actor is licensed or privileged to enter. Model Penal Code u00A7 221.1.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burglary(noun)

    breaking and entering the dwelling house of another, in the nighttime, with intent to commit a felony therein, whether the felonious purpose be accomplished or not

Freebase

  1. Burglary

    Burglary is a crime, the essence of which is illegal entry into a building for the purposes of committing an offence. Usually that offence will be theft, but most jurisdictions specify others which fall within the ambit of burglary. To engage in the act of burglary is to burgle or to burglarize.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burglary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burglary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of burglary in a Sentence

  1. Sheriff Rick Staly:

    This is a burglar, and somebody was in the house when he did the burglary which could have turned into a very serious and dangerous crime.

  2. Finley Peter Dunne:

    A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.

  3. Judge Mindy Glazer:

    Ma’am, you were arrested for burglary with an assault or battery, strong armed robbery with an aggravated battery and child abuse. I will appoint the public defender’s office for you.

  4. The Police Department:

    During the investigation, it was determined Robert Matthew Van Winkle played a role in the burglary and theft. Mr. Van Winkle is currently renovating the residence adjacent to the property in which the items were stolen. A search warrant was obtained and executed in unincorporated Palm Beach County in which several of the stolen items were recovered at a residence under the care and control of Robert Van Winkle.

  5. Corey Schmidt:

    We are aware of the recent incident involving MPD officers responding to an audible residential burglary alarm and while at this call an MPD officer discharged their firearm, striking two dogs belonging to the homeowner, anytime an officer discharges their firearm in the line of duty there is an investigation. We are in the process of reviewing the video posted online, as well as the officer’s body camera video.

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