Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To make illegal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make illegal, to prohibit by law, to criminalize something that had previously been legal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make or declare illegal or unlawful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To render illegal or unlawful. Also spelled illegalise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. declare illegal; outlaw

Etymologies

illegal +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

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