Definitions for outlawed

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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. outlawed(Adjective)

    put beyond the limits of the law, forbidden.

  2. outlawed(Adjective)

    put beyond the limits of the law, made an outlaw.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Philip R. Zimmermann:

    If privacy is outlawed, only outlaws will have privacy.

  2. Edward Abbey:

    If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government --and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws.

  3. Michelle Obama:

    Young people, just like you were sent to boarding schools designed to strip them of their language, culture and history and your religions and ceremonies were outlawed by so-called civilization regulations, regulations that literally made your cultures illegal.


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