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    outlaw

    outlaw - Dictionary definition and meaning for word outlaw

    Definition
    (noun) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    Synonyms : criminal , crook , felon , malefactor
    Definition
    (verb) declare illegal; outlaw
    Example Sentence
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.
    Definition
    (adj) contrary to or forbidden by law
    Example Sentence
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures
    Definition
    (adj) disobedient to or defiant of law
    Synonyms : lawless
    Example Sentence
    • lawless bands roaming the plains
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outlaw

out sounds like not ..i.e. not law....that is illegal

one who has done something OUT OF LAW i.e., a crime

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