Synonyms and Antonyms of illegal
1 contrary to or forbidden by law it is illegal to import those birds into this country Synonyms of illegal criminal, felonious, illegitimate, illicit, lawless, unlawful, wrongful Words Related to illegal bad, evil, immoral, shameful, sinful, unethical, wicked, wrong; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, reprehensible; banned, barred, contraband, criminalized, disallowed, discouraged, forbidden, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed; adulterine, bootleg, unauthorized, unlicensed, unsanctioned; under-the-counter, under-the-table; corrupt, unprincipled, unscrupulous, villainous Near Antonyms of illegal ethical, good, just, principled, right, righteous, virtuous; allowed, permitted; authorized, licensed; approved, endorsed (also indorsed), sanctioned; abetted, encouraged, promoted, suggested, supported; correct, decent, decorous, proper, seemly Antonyms of illegal lawful, legal, legitimate
2 not being in accordance with the rules or standards of what is fair in sport an illegal pass Synonyms of illegal dirty, foul, nasty, unfair, unsportsmanlikeWords Related to illegal dishonorable, shabby, shameful; ignoble, low, mean, ungentlemanly; immoral, rotten, unchivalrous, unethical, unjust, unprincipled, unrighteous, unscrupulousNear Antonyms of illegal just, law-abiding; ethical, moral, principled, righteous, scrupulous; honorable, irreproachable, unimpeachableAntonyms of illegal clean, fair, legal, sportsmanlike, sportsmanly
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