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Definitions of 'outlaw'

Definition of 'outlaw'
From: WordNet
adjective
Contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures" [syn: illegitimate, illicit, outlaw(a), outlawed, unlawful]
adjective
Disobedient to or defiant of law; "lawless bands roaming the plains" [syn: lawless, outlaw(a)]
noun
Someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime [syn: criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor]
verb
Declare illegal; outlaw; "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S." [syn: outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise] [ant: decriminalise, decriminalize, legalise, legalize, legitimate, legitimatise, legitimatize, legitimise, legitimize]
Synonyms of 'outlaw'
abstract, actionable, against the law, alien, anarchic, anarchistic, anomic, bad guy, bad person, badman, ban, bandit, banish, bar, barbarian, betrayer, black-market, blackball, blacklist, bootleg, boycott, brigand, cast off, cast out, castaway, chargeable, chuck, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, contraband, contrary to law, convict, criminal, crook, cut, cut out, debar, deceiver, declasse, delinquent, deny, deport, deracine, derelict, desperado, desperate criminal, disallow, disfellowship, displaced person, dispose of, double-dealer, DP, eject, elide, eliminate, embargo, emigre, enjoin, eradicate, evictee, evildoer, exclude, exclude from, excommunicate, exile, expatriate, expel, expellee, extradite, felon, felonious, flawed, footpad, forbid, foreign devil, foreigner, fugitate, fugitive, gallows bird, gangster, gaolbird, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, gringo, gunman, gunslinger, highwayman, illegal, illegitimate, illicit, impermissible, inhibit, interdict, irregular, Ishmael, jailbird, Judas, justiciable, lawbreaker, lawless, leper, liquidate, malefactor, malevolent, malfeasant, malfeasor, misfeasor, mobster, nonconstitutional, nonlegal, nonlicit, ostracize, outcast, outcast of society, outcaste, outlander, outlawed, outsider, pariah, persona non grata, picaroon, pick out, pirate, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, public enemy, punishable, purge, quisling, racketeer, refugee, refuse, reject, relegate, remove, renegade, repress, robber, root out, root up, rule out, rusticate, say no to, scofflaw, send away, send down, send to Coventry, shut out, sinner, snub, social outcast, spurn, stranger, strike off, strike out, suppress, swindler, taboo, the Wandering Jew, thief, throw over, throw overboard, thrust out, thug, traitor, tramontane, transgressor, transport, triable, two-timer, Uitlander, ultramontane, unacceptable person, unallowed, unauthorized, unconstitutional, under-the-counter, under-the-table, undesirable, unlawful, unofficial, unstatutory, untouchable, unwarrantable, unwarranted, villain, wanderer, weed out, worker of ill, wrongdoer, wrongful

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