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Verb: outlaw  'awt,lo
  1. Declare illegal; ban
    "Marijuana is outlawed in the U.S.";
    - criminalize, criminalise [Brit], illegalize, illegalise [Brit]
Noun: outlaw  'awt,lo
  1. Someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    - criminal, felon, crook [informal], malefactor [formal], crim [Brit, informal]
  2. A person who operates outside established norms; a rebel
Adjective: outlaw  'awt,lo
  1. Contrary to or forbidden by law
    "an outlaw strike";
    - illegitimate, illicit, outlawed, unlawful
  2. Disobedient to or defiant of law
    "outlaw bands roaming the plains";
    - lawless

Derived forms: outlawed, outlawing, outlaws

See also: illegal, unlawful

Type of: disallow, forbid, interdict, nix [N. Amer, informal], principal, prohibit, proscribe, veto

Antonym: legitimatise [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Outlaw, John