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Illegal

Antonyms for illegal:

legitimate, sanctioned, innocent, authorized, licit, legal, lawful.

Synonyms for illegal:

Sense 1

fishy, off-limits, deceptive, illegality, counterfeit, deceptively, legally, convicted, delinquent, no-go, seedy, hit-and-run, treasonable, smell.

Sense 2

unofficial, authoritative.

Sense 3

pirate, corrupt.

Sense 4

Against.

baseborn

misbegotten.

criminal

underworld.

foul

offside.

indefensible

indictable.

taboo

untouchable.

unprincipled

unscrupulous.

Other synonyms and related words:

indictable, banned, Against, barred, mislabeled, misappropriated, smell, sinful, outlawed, iniquitous, contraband, illegality, undue, flagitious, immoral, embezzled, ill-gotten, smuggled, misbranded, corrupt, vicious, hit-and-run, misbegotten, penal, off-limits, ineligible, unfair, culpable, black market, prohibited, counterfeit, offside, outlaw, under-the-counter, hot, deceptive, pirate, legally, unofficial, extralegal, authoritative, unscrupulous, black, extrajudicial, foul, untouchable, no-go, seedy, unratified, delinquent, nonlegal, amerciable, wicked, abominable, dirty.

criminal (adjective)

indictable, dirty, iniquitous, immoral, culpable, corrupt, nefarious, wrong, wicked, vicious.

crooked (adjective)

unscrupulous.

illegal (adjective)

lawless, verboten, illegitimate, unlawful, smuggled, taboo, banned, outlawed, unofficial, felonious, contraband, criminal, unconstitutional, unjust, forbidden, prohibited, offensive, unauthorized, wrongful, unlicensed, punishable, bootleg, extralegal, illicit, actionable.

illegitimate (adjective)

misbegotten, improper.

illicit (adjective)

guilty.

improper (adjective)

undue.

off-limits (adjective)

off-limits, outlawed, barred.

prohibited (adjective)

barred.

unjust (adjective)

unfair.

wrong (adjective)

bad, incorrect, false, flawed, wrong, improper, erroneous, untrue, mistaken, aberrant, faulty, inaccurate, fallacious.

Sense 2 (noun)

no-go.

illegal (noun)

embezzled, under-the-counter, prohibited, smuggled, mislabeled, nonlegal, hot, ill-gotten, unlawful, bootleg, felonious, penal, misbranded, outlawed, outlaw, contraband, banned, extralegal, punishable, illicit, amerciable, dirty, misappropriated, extrajudicial, ineligible, criminal, unratified, black, illegitimate.

illicit (noun)

black market, misbegotten.

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