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Synonyms for outlaw

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  1. outlawverb

    To remove from legal jurisdiction or enforcement.

    to outlaw a debt or claim


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. outlaw

    brigand, bandit, robber, highwayman, freebooter

Princeton's WordNet

  1. criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactoradjective

    someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

    whitlow, twist, shepherd's crook, malefactor, bend, turn, crook, felon, criminal

    legal, lawful, legalise, legalize, legitimize, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimatise, decriminalise, legitimise, decriminalize

  2. illegitimate, illicit, outlaw(a), outlawed, unlawfuladjective

    contrary to or forbidden by law

    "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"

    lawful, legal, legalise, legitimize, legitimatise, legitimise, decriminalize, legitimate, legitimatize, legalize, decriminalise

  3. lawless, outlaw(a)verb

    disobedient to or defiant of law

    "lawless bands roaming the plains"

    lawful, legal, legitimatise, legitimatize, decriminalise, decriminalize, legitimize, legitimate, legalize, legalise, legitimise

  4. outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegaliseverb

    declare illegal; outlaw

    "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."

    illegalise, illegalize, criminalise, criminalize

    legal, lawful, legitimize, decriminalise, legitimatize, legitimise, decriminalize, legitimate, legalise, legitimatise, legalize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. outlawnoun

    robber, bandit, brigand, freebooter, highwayman, marauder

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. outlawnoun

    bandit, desperado

  2. outlawverb


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "outlaw":

    proscribe, prohibit, ban, lawless, bandit, criminalise

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How to use outlaw in a sentence?

  1. John MacArthur:

    I believe our government is capitalizing on a politically expedient segment of its constituency in an effort to further dismantle Western civilization as we know it. To do this, it must outlaw its very foundation, which is rooted in a Judeo-Christian worldview. Bill C-4 is another brick laid in this effort and is evidence that our government is under the judgment of God.

  2. Jeanne Shaheen:

    I hope the Supreme Court is listening to the people of the United States because – to go back to Adam Sexton’s question – I think if you want to see a revolution go ahead, outlaw Roe v. Wade and see what the response is of the public, particularly young people, because I think that will not be acceptable to young women or young men.

  3. Jeanne Shaheen:

    I hope The Supreme Court is listening to the people of the United States, i think if you want to see a revolution go ahead, outlaw Roe v. Wade and see what the response is of the public, particularly young people.

  4. Denise Dudley:

    I don't want to live in a world where we outlaw hugging in the workplace, but we also need a world where we all feel comfortable.

  5. Jesse James:

    Jesse James is a very famous outlaw so this is obviously a valuable image.

Translations for outlaw

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  • حظرArabic
  • Outlaw, Verfemter, Gesetzloser, ächtenGerman
  • παράνομος, φυγάς, αγριάλογοGreek
  • eksterleĝulino, eksterleĝuloEsperanto
  • desperado, fugitivo, forajidoSpanish
  • lainsuojaton, villihevonen, kieltääFinnish
  • hors-la-loiFrench
  • útlægja, útlagiIcelandic
  • fuorileggeItalian
  • 無法者Japanese
  • vogelvrijeDutch
  • fora-de-leiPortuguese
  • persoană fără de lege, fugarRomanian
  • изго́й, изгна́нница, отверженный, [[дикий, престу́пник, изгна́нник, [[объявля́ть]] [[вне]] [[закон, престу́пница, разбо́йница, отве́рженный, разбо́йникRussian
  • odmetnik, razbojnik, izopćenikSerbo-Croatian
  • bannlysa, kriminalisera, fredlösSwedish
  • 取締Chinese

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