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"
encroach, infringe, impinge(verb)
advance beyond the usual limit
Break or violate a treaty, a law, a right etc.
Break in or encroach on something.
to break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law or contract
to hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power
to break, violate, or transgress some contract, rule, or law; to injure; to offend
to encroach; to trespass; -- followed by on or upon; as, to infringe upon the rights of another
Origin: [L. infringere; pref. in- in + frangere to break. See Fraction, and cf. Infract .]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-frinj′, v.t. to violate, esp. law: to neglect to obey.—n. Infringe′ment, breach: violation: non-fulfilment. [L. infringĕre—in, in, frangĕre.]
The numerical value of infringe in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of infringe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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