Synonyms for criminalize

Synonyms for (verb) criminalize

Synonyms: criminalise, criminalize, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw

Definition: declare illegal; outlaw

Usage: Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

Similar words: prohibit, proscribe, disallow, veto, nix, forbid, interdict

Definition: command against

Usage: I forbid you to call me late at night; Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store; Dad nixed our plans

Synonyms: criminalize

Definition: treat as a criminal

Similar words: do by, treat, handle

Definition: interact in a certain way

Usage: Do right by her; Treat him with caution, please; Handle the press reporters gently

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