Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun outlaw

1 sense of outlaw

Sense 1
criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor -- (someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime)
       => principal -- ((criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement)

Antonyms of verb outlaw

1 sense of outlaw

Sense 1
outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise -- (declare illegal; outlaw; "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.")
       Antonym of legalize (Sense 1)
      => legalize, legalise, decriminalize, decriminalise, legitimize, legitimise, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimatise -- (make legal; "Marijuana should be legalized")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb outlaw

1 sense of outlaw

Sense 1
outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise -- (declare illegal; outlaw; "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.")
       => forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix -- (command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans")

Antonyms of adj outlaw

2 senses of outlaw

Sense 1
illegitimate, illicit, outlaw (prenominal), outlawed, unlawful -- (contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures")

INDIRECT (VIA illegal) -> legal -- (established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules)

Sense 2
lawless, outlaw (prenominal) -- (disobedient to or defiant of law; "lawless bands roaming the plains")

INDIRECT (VIA unlawful) -> lawful -- (conformable to or allowed by law; "lawful methods of dissent")

Similarity of adj outlaw

2 senses of outlaw

Sense 1
illegitimate, illicit, outlaw (prenominal), outlawed, unlawful -- (contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures")
       => illegal (vs. legal) -- (prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move")

Sense 2
lawless, outlaw (prenominal) -- (disobedient to or defiant of law; "lawless bands roaming the plains")
       => unlawful (vs. lawful) -- (contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law; "unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters")

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