What does criminalize mean?

criminalize in AZ Dictionary

(v) To enforce a criminal punishment on and for; outlaw.
(v) To treat as a criminal.
(v) to declare (an act) to be illegal.
(v) In order to make (anything) a crime; to produce illegal under unlawful legislation; to ban.
(v) treat as a criminal
(v) declare unlawful; outlaw

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  • Synonym for "criminalize"
    • outlaw, illegalize, ban
  • Verb Forms for "criminalize"
    • criminalized, criminalizes, criminalizing
  • Phrases for "criminalize"
    • criminalize marijuana, criminalize abortion, criminalize digging, effectively criminalize, criminalize immigrants
  • Hypernym for "criminalize"
    • do by, handle, treat
  • Form for "criminalize"
    • decriminalize
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