outside the law

Definition of outside the law

  1. 1 :  not agreeing with the law :  illegal actions that may have been outside the law

  2. 2 :  in an illegal way Investigators were unable to prove that the business was operating outside the law.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  a place or region beyond an enclosure or boundary: such as

    :  the world beyond the confines of an institution (as a prison)

    :  the world beyond the territory or state of Alaska

  1. :  of, relating to, or being on or toward the outer side or surface

    :  of, relating to, or being on or toward the outer side of a curve or turn

    :  of, relating to, or being on or near the outside

  1. :  on or to the outside

    :  outdoors

  1. : used as a function word to indicate movement to or position on the outer side of

    :  beyond the limits of

    :  except

  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

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

    :  common law

  1. :  litigate

    :  to sue or prosecute at law


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