Related formsil·le·gal·ly, adverb
Can be confusedillegal illicit (see synonym study at the current entry)
Examples from the Web for illegal
Watching him now being accused of illegal operations will not see them shedding any tears.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In March, police arrested a group of wealthy businessmen and government officials who were about to dine on illegal tiger meat.
This would take time since, under current law, even scouting Cuban baseball players on the island is illegal.Is Major League Baseball Ready For Cuba’s Players?|Ben Jacobs|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lawyers decided to stay in Chechnya and demand investigation of illegal actions against them and their office.Putin’s Favorite Acolyte Terrorizes Human Rights Activists|Anna Nemtsova|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surenos are told when to workout, who to associate with and how to distribute any funds they make from illegal activity.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Men with a vote have no valid excuse for resorting to the use of illegal means to fight their battles.The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)|Ida Husted Harper
The authorities of our Nation have condemned membership in the Communist organization as illegal and have proven Debs a criminal.The Red Conspiracy|Joseph J. Mereto
Between myself and the illegal Junta now sitting at Tlatonac, there is no friendship, no trust, no faith.The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Fergus Hume
I am about to examine a witness, but with no illegal questions nor shall I force him to testify against himself."Persons Unknown"|Virginia Tracy
Acts which are illegal practices when done by a candidate or agent, and are a minor offence when done by any one else.