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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I will never, ever infringe on the rights of the people to keep and bear arms.
I’m not in favor of anything that is going to infringe on woman’s right and her freedom to choose.
( Ted Cruz) is going to make sure that the federal government will not infringe on what we believe is our God-given right.
If some foreign fishing boats infringe on our territory and try to prevent us from fishing there ... Then we're put in the role of safeguarding sovereignty.
Biola University functionally eliminates the religious liberty of all California faith-based universities, biola University really does infringe on how we carry out our mission.
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