Definitions for violator

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•o•lateˈvaɪ əˌleɪt(v.t.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing.

  1. to break or infringe (a law, promise, instructions, etc.).

    Category: Law

  2. to disturb rudely:

    to violate someone's privacy.

  3. to assault sexually, esp. to rape.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Law

  4. to treat irreverently or disrespectfully; desecrate:

    to violate a church.

Origin of violate:

1400–50; < L violātus, ptp. of violāre to treat with violence

vi′o•la`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. violator, lawbreaker, law offender(noun)

    someone who violates the law

  2. violator, debaucher, ravisher(noun)

    someone who assaults others sexually

Wiktionary

  1. violator(Noun)

    One who violates (a rule, a boundary, another person's body, etc.)

  2. violator(Noun)

    In the publishing and packaging industries, a visual element that intentionally "violates" the underlying design, such as a starburst, color bar or "splat" on a product package or magazine cover intended to attract special attention.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Violator(noun)

    one who violates; an infringer; a profaner; a ravisher

Freebase

  1. Violator

    Violator is the seventh studio album by the English electronic group Depeche Mode, released by Mute Records on 19 March 1990. Preceded by the hit singles "Personal Jesus" and "Enjoy the Silence", Violator propelled the band into international stardom. The album yielded two further hit singles, "Policy of Truth" and "World in My Eyes". This album is the first of the band to achieve the Top 10 on the Billboard 200—reaching No. 7—and staying 74 weeks in the chart. It was supported by the World Violation Tour.

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