against the law

Definition of against the law

:not legal
  • Stealing is against the law.

Word by Word Definitions

against play
  1. : in opposition or hostility to

  2. : contrary to

  3. : in competition with

  1. : in preparation for the time when

law play
  1. : a binding custom or practice of a community : a rule of conduct or action prescribed (see prescribe 1a) or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority

  2. : the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules

  3. : common law

  1. : litigate

  2. : to sue or prosecute at law


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