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Definitions and Synonyms of outlaw | Another word for outlaw | What is outlaw?

Definition 1: someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for outlaw in the sense of this definition

(outlaw is a kind of ...) (criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who helps another person commit a crime

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone released on probation or on parole

(... is a kind of outlaw ) an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)

(... is a kind of outlaw ) one who habitually ignores the law and does not answer court summonses

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who imports or exports without paying duties

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who betrays his country by committing treason

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who violates the law

(... is a kind of outlaw ) the girlfriend of a gangster

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a criminal who illegally sets fire to property

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who makes or sells illegal liquor

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a member of a conspiracy

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a criminal who is a member of gang

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a corrupt politician

(... is a kind of outlaw ) someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination

(... is a kind of outlaw ) an aggressive and violent young criminal

(... is a kind of outlaw ) a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly

(... is an instance of outlaw) United States outlaw who was said to have killed 21 men (1859-1881)

(... is an instance of outlaw) United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)

(... is an instance of outlaw) Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)

Samples where outlaw or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

Synonyms for outlaw in the sense of this definition

(outlaw is a kind of ...) command against

"I forbid you to call me late at night" "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" "Dad nixed our plans"

(... is a kind of outlaw ) forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)

Definition 3: contrary to or forbidden by law - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where outlaw or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an illegitimate seizure of power
  • illicit trade
  • an outlaw strike
  • unlawful measures

Synonyms for outlaw in the sense of this definition

(outlaw is similar to ...) prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules

"an illegal chess move"

Definition 4: disobedient to or defiant of law - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where outlaw or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lawless bands roaming the plains

Synonyms for outlaw in the sense of this definition

(outlaw is similar to ...) contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law

"unlawful measures" "unlawful money" "unlawful hunters"

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