Student Thesaurus

One entry found for illegal.
Entry Word: illegal
Function: adjective
Text: 1 contrary to or forbidden by law <it is illegal to steal>
Synonyms criminal, illegitimate, illicit, unlawful, wrongful
Related Words bad, evil, immoral, shameful, sinful, unethical, wicked, wrong; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, reprehensible; banned, barred, disallowed, discouraged, forbidden, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed; unauthorized, unlicensed, unsanctioned; corrupt, unprincipled, unscrupulous, villainous
Near Antonyms ethical, good, just, principled, right, righteous, virtuous; allowed, permitted; authorized, licensed (also licenced); approved, endorsed, sanctioned; abetted, encouraged, promoted, suggested, supported; correct, decent, decorous, proper, seemly
Antonyms lawful, legal, legitimate
2 not being in accordance with the rules or standards of what is fair in sport <an illegal pass> -- see FOUL 2