What does Violation mean?

Definitions for Violationˌvaɪ əˈleɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Violation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringement(noun)

    a crime less serious than a felony

  2. violation, infringement(noun)

    an act that disregards an agreement or a right

    "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"

  3. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation(noun)

    entry to another's property without right or permission

  4. irreverence, violation(noun)

    a disrespectful act

  5. rape, violation, assault, ravishment(noun)

    the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will

Wiktionary

  1. violation(Noun)

    The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated.

  2. Origin: From violation, from violatio, from violare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Violation(noun)

    the act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated

  2. Violation(noun)

    infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc

  3. Violation(noun)

    an act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as, the violation of a church

  4. Violation(noun)

    interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance

  5. Violation(noun)

    ravishment; rape; outrage

  6. Origin: [L. violatio: cf. F. violation.]

Freebase

  1. Violation

    Violation is the second studio album by the late-1970s American hard rock band Starz, released in 1977.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Violation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Violation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Spokane Mayor David Condon:

    The conduct of these three members is a very serious violation of the public trust that we cannot tolerate violation of the three.

  2. P. J. O'Rourke:

    I'm a registered Republican and consider socialism a violation of the American principle that you shouldn't stick your nose in other people's business except to make a buck.

  3. Simone de Beauvoir, "A Very Easy Death":

    There is no such thing as a natural death: nothing that happens to a man is ever natural, since his presence calls the world into question. All men must die: but for every man his death is an accident and, even if he knows it and consents to it, an unjustifiable violation.

  4. David Yerushalmi:

    The notion that the MTA can moot a constitutional violation by changing its policy after the fact and wishing away the violation is absurd, our complaint has a damage claim for past harms (even if only nominal damage). That fact alone precludes the argument that the case is moot.

  5. Carl L. Becker:

    No one can deny that much of our modern advertising is essentially dishonest; and it can be maintained that to lie freely and all the time for private profit is not to abuse the right of free speech, whether it is a violation of the law or not. But again the practical question is, how much lying for private profit is to be permitted by law?

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