What does go against mean?

Definitions for go against

Here are all the 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)


    "buck the trend"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go against in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go against in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amini Amir Abdullah:

    Our objection is because they are promoting something that is against the human instinct, against human behavior and against religion. That's why we are against it.

  2. Elena Kakhtaryova:

    I'm against this phenomenon which is imposed on us, against homosexuality, against non-traditional values to put it mildly, or speaking (plain) Russian: against pederasty and sodomy.

  3. Jeremy Taylor:

    He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.

  4. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel:

    Poverty in itself does not make men into a rabble; a rabble is created only when there is joined to poverty a disposition of mind, an inner indignation against the rich, against society, against the government.

  5. David K. Shipler:

    The Holocaust never quite leaves Israeli Jews alone. Arabs use it against them and they use it against Arabs. Jews use it against other Jews. Even the president of the United States, it seems, can use it against the prime minister of Israel.

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