Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make illegal.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To render illegal or unlawful. Also spelled illegalise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To make or declare illegal or unlawful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • verb declare illegal; outlaw

Etymologies

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illegal +‎ -ize

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