Definitions for illicitɪˈlɪs ɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word illicit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. illicit(adj)

    contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention

    "an illicit association with his secretary"

  2. illegitimate, illicit, outlaw(a), outlawed, unlawful(adj)

    contrary to or forbidden by law

    "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"

Wiktionary

  1. illicit(Adjective)

    Lacking licitness, but not invalid.

    The bigamous marriage, while illicit, was not invalid.

  2. illicit(Adjective)

    Breaking social norms.

  3. illicit(Adjective)

    Unlawful.

  4. Origin: From illicite, from illicitus, from in- 'not' + licet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illicit(adj)

    not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as, illicit trade; illicit intercourse; illicit pleasure

  2. Origin: [L. illicitus; pref. il- not + licitus, p. p. of licere to be allowed or permitted: cf. F. illicite. See In- not, and License.]

Freebase

  1. Illicit

    Illicit is an album by the fusion jazz band Tribal Tech released in 1992.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Illicit

    il-lis′it, adj. not allowable: unlawful: unlicensed.—adv. Illic′itly.—n. Illic′itness. [L. illicitusin, not, licitus, pa.p. of licēre, to be allowable.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of illicit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of illicit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.

  2. Tom Cardamone:

    This study highlights that illicit financial flows are pervasive and pernicious in the developing world.

  3. Russ Callaghan:

    When I’ve asked young people about whether their sources of illicit cigarettes and illicit drugs are the same, they say no.

  4. Francisco Sandoval:

    The alleged crimes are illicit association, bribery as well as a special instance of fraud related to her links with... customs fraud.

  5. Francisco Sandoval:

    The alleged crimes are illicit association, bribery as well as a special instance of fraud related to her links with ... customs fraud.

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