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outlaw

verb

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 of outlaw criminalize, illegalizeWords Related to outlaw ban, bar, enjoin, forbid, interdict, prohibit, proscribeNear Antonyms of outlaw allow, let, permit, suffer; approve, endorse (also indorse), sanctionAntonyms of outlaw 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 of outlaw ban, bar, enjoin, interdict, forbid, prohibit, proscribeWords Related to outlaw 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 of outlaw 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 of outlaw allow, let, permit, suffer



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