Definitions for infringeɪnˈfrɪndʒ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word infringe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conflict, run afoul, infringe, contravene(verb)

    go against, as of rules and laws

    "He ran afoul of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"

  2. encroach, infringe, impinge(verb)

    advance beyond the usual limit

Wiktionary

  1. infringe(Verb)

    Break or violate a treaty, a law, a right etc.

  2. infringe(Verb)

    Break in or encroach on something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Infringe(verb)

    to break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law or contract

  2. Infringe(verb)

    to hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power

  3. Infringe(verb)

    to break, violate, or transgress some contract, rule, or law; to injure; to offend

  4. Infringe(verb)

    to encroach; to trespass; -- followed by on or upon; as, to infringe upon the rights of another

  5. Origin: [L. infringere; pref. in- in + frangere to break. See Fraction, and cf. Infract .]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Infringe

    in-frinj′, v.t. to violate, esp. law: to neglect to obey.—n. Infringe′ment, breach: violation: non-fulfilment. [L. infringĕrein, in, frangĕre.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of infringe in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of infringe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Will Estrada:

    ( Ted Cruz) is going to make sure that the federal government will not infringe on what we believe is our God-given right.

  2. Douglas Holtz-Eakin:

    A control board independent enough would have to be basically imposed on Puerto Rico and infringe on its sovereignty and I think that's a problematic thing for the federal government to do.

  3. Press Secretary Josh Earnest:

    There are some common sense things that would have a tangible impact on reducing gun violence, congress could take those steps that would not infringe upon the constitutional rights of all law-abiding Americans.

  4. Samuel Adams:

    That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms...

  5. Ben Carson:

    It is absolutely vital that we do all we can to allow Americans to practice their religious ways, while simultaneously ensuring that no one's beliefs infringe upon those of others. We should also serve as champions of freedom of religion throughout the world.

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