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  • nounperson who is running from the law
  • verbprohibit; make illegal

synonyms for outlaw

  • bandit
  • crook
  • desperado
  • fugitive
  • gangster
  • hoodlum
  • hooligan
  • marauder
  • mobster
  • outcast
  • pariah
  • robber
  • brigand
  • con
  • criminal
  • drifter
  • gunslinger
  • hood
  • jailbird
  • mug
  • racketeer
  • ex-con
  • wrong number
See also synonyms for: outlawed
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antonyms for outlaw

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  • law
  • police
  • admit
  • approve
  • allow
  • legalize
  • welcome
  • include
  • permit
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How to use outlaw in a sentence

Since the new regulations outlawed surface expressions last year, more than two dozen have occurred in Kern County, the heart of the state’s oil industry.
OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
While the industry has grown enormously—the value of Bitcoin in circulation is now worth over $200 billion—and made inroads into traditional finance, crypto has not entirely shaken its outlaw reputation.
COINBASE SHUFFLES BOARD AHEAD OF RUMORED IPO, MARC ANDREESSEN JOINS AS OBSERVERJEFFAUGUST 31, 2020FORTUNE
Nationwide, single-family zoning was created just after the Supreme Court outlawed cities from adopting zoning plans that segregated areas explicitly by race.
SINGLE-FAMILY ZONING’S CENTURY OF SUPREMACY IN SAN DIEGOANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 26, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Meanwhile, Burleson also invoked the Espionage Act to ban circulation of anti-war materials and outlawed worker strikes, with Wilson’s encouragement.
TRUMP ISN’T THE FIRST PRESIDENT TO USE HIS POSTMASTER FOR POLITICSFIONA ZUBLINAUGUST 21, 2020OZY
Never mind that women were more likely than men to support outlawing booze.
SUFFRAGETTE CITY: SAN DIEGO’S CRUCIAL ROLE IN GETTING WOMEN THE VOTERANDY DOTINGAAUGUST 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Before the outlaw can comply with this small request the horn sounds again.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
In the meantime, the outlaw, having observed how much more cordially the tyrant is received than himself, has made his exit.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
But a little earlier still, to be an Infidel was to be an outlaw, subject to the penalty of death.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He was an outlaw, hunted and despised, depending for his life on the caprice of a fickle-minded woman.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
You know I am one of those illustrious unfortunates whom governments outlaw.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
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WORDS RELATED TO OUTLAW

  • banish
  • bar
  • blackball
  • close down
  • close up
  • curse
  • declare illegal
  • disallow
  • enjoin
  • exclude
  • halt
  • ice out
  • illegalize
  • inhibit
  • interdict
  • outlaw
  • pass by
  • pass up
  • prevent
  • prohibit
  • proscribe
  • restrict
  • shut out
  • suppress
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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