English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'outlaw'

(noun) 
Definition
a criminal who has been deprived of legal protection and rights
a band of desperate outlaws
Synonyms
bandit
Reports say he was killed in an attack by armed bandits.
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criminal
He was put in a cell with several hardened criminals.
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thief
The thieves snatched the camera.
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crook (informal)
The man is a crook and a liar.
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robber
Armed robbers broke into a jewellers.
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fugitive
He was a fugitive from justice.
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outcast
She had always been an outcast, unwanted and alone.
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delinquent
a nine-year-old delinquent
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felon
He's a convicted felon.
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highwayman or woman
He had a mask tied round his face like a highwayman.
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desperado
The judge described him as a `wicked desperado' and jailed him for life.
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marauder
They were raided by roaming bands of marauders.
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brigand
He looked like a scruffy brigand.
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lawbreaker
The money should be spent on training first-time lawbreakers to earn an honest living.
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footpad (archaic)
(verb) 
Definition
to make (something) illegal
The new government has outlawed some extremist groups.
Synonyms
ban
Last year arms sales were banned.
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bar
They have been barred from playing in several countries.
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veto
De Gaulle vetoed Britain's application to join the EEC.
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forbid
They'll forbid you to marry.
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exclude
The Academy excluded women from its classes.
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embargo
They embargoed oil shipments to the US.
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prohibit
the law which prohibits trading on Sunday
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disallow
He ruled that my testimony should be disallowed.
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proscribe
They are proscribed by federal law from owning guns.
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make illegal
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interdict
Troops could be ferried in to interdict drug shipments.
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criminalize
Opposites
(verb) 
Definition
to make (someone) an outlaw
He should be outlawed for his crimes against the state.
Synonyms
banish
He was banished from England.
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excommunicate
In 1656 Spinoza was excommunicated because of his religious views.
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ostracize
She is being ostracized by members of her local community.
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put a price on (someone's) head

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bar
Definition
to exclude
They have been barred from playing in several countries.
Synonyms
in the sense of brigand
Definition
a bandit, esp. a member of a gang operating in mountainous areas
He looked like a scruffy brigand.
Synonyms
in the sense of criminal
Definition
a person guilty of a crime
He was put in a cell with several hardened criminals.
Synonyms
con (slang),
crook (informal),
lag (slang),
conman or woman (informal),
con artist (informal),
rorter (Australian, slang),
skelm (South Africa),
rogue trader,
perp (US, Canadian, informal)

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