Definitions for go against

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word go against

Princeton's WordNet

  1. violate, go against, break(verb)

    fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns

    "This sentence violates the rules of syntax"

  2. transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break(verb)

    act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises

    "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"

  3. buck, go against(verb)

    resist

    "buck the trend"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    I voted against it.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I'm against all that.

  3. Crescans Master:

    Fear Is Weak Against Hope.

  4. Jon Stewart, The Daily Show: Referring to the victory of George W. Bush in the 2004 election.:

    Democracy works. Against us.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I was against going into Iraq.

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