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