Synonyms and Antonyms of outlaw

  1. 1 to make or declare contrary to the law a push to outlaw smoking in all public buildings Synonyms criminalize, illegalizeRelated Words ban, bar, enjoin, forbid, interdict, prohibit, proscribeNear Antonyms allow, let, permit, suffer; approve, endorse (also indorse), sanctionAntonyms decriminalize, legalize

  2. 2 to order not to do or use or to be done or used fed up with the constant interruptions, the physician has outlawed all cell phone use from his office Synonyms ban, bar, enjoin, interdict, forbid, prohibit, proscribeRelated Words deter, discourage, dissuade; clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, put down, quash, quell, repress, silence, snuff (out), squash, squelch, subdue, suppress; halt, preclude, prevent, stop; embargo, exclude, rule out, shut out; debar, deprive, disallow, reject, repudiate, veto; bridle, check, curb, inhibit, rein (in), restrain; block, hinder, impede, obstructNear Antonyms approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; authorize, license (also licence), warrant; abet, advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, further, nourish, nurture, promote, support; bid, command, order; abide, bear, brook, countenance, endure, tolerateAntonyms allow, let, permit, suffer

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