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"
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"
"Don't violate my garden"; "violate my privacy"
desecrate, profane, outrage, violate(verb)
violate the sacred character of a place or language
"desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God"
rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage(verb)
force (someone) to have sex against their will
"The woman was raped on her way home at night"
rape, spoil, despoil, violate, plunder(verb)
destroy and strip of its possession
"The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
To break, disregard, disagree or not act according to (rules, conventions, etc.).
to treat in a violent manner; to abuse
to do violence to, as to anything that should be held sacred or respected; to profane; to desecrate; to break forcibly; to trench upon; to infringe
to disturb; to interrupt
to commit rape on; to ravish; to outrage
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vī′ō-lāt, v.t. to injure: to abuse: to ravish: to profane: to break forcibly: to transgress.—adj. Vī′olable, that may be violated, injured, or broken.—adv. Vi′olably.—ns. Vīolā′tion, the act of violating or injuring: infringement: non-observance: profanation: rape; Vī′olātor. [L. violāre, -ātum—vis, strength; cf. Gr. is, strength, force.]
The numerical value of violate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of violate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of violate in a Sentence
Russia had alleged for years that the land-based MK-41 could launch Tomahawks and therefore would violate the treaty, even though this is the first test of the combination, Russia will no doubt claim vindication.
These acts of violence against innocents violate the fundamental tenets of the Islamic faith, and it’s important for my fellow Americans to understand that.
Roger Goodell is faced with making another decision, and the record shows Roger Goodell has had a tendency to take missteps on disciplinary decision-making, discipline probably communicates more loudly than the mere words in a rules book what the organization values. If the organization values its rules, it will discipline those who violate them... The owners and then Tom Brady should face the most severe punishment.
Every man, as long as he does not violate the laws of justice, is left perfectly free to pursue his own interest his own way, and to bring both his industry and capital into competition with those of any other man or order of men.
Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations.
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