Definitions for illegalizeɪˈli gəˌlaɪz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
il•le•gal•izeɪˈli gəˌlaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.
to make illegal.
Origin of illegalize:
outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise(verb)
declare illegal; outlaw
"Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."
To make illegal, to prohibit by law, to criminalize something that had previously been legal.
to make or declare illegal or unlawful