|1.||[ verb ] fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns|
"He violated the agreement to stay away from his ex-wife" "You are breaking the law!"
|Related terms:||conform_to fly_in_the_face_of violation|
|2.||[ verb ] act in disregard of laws and rules|
|Synonyms:||violate break transgress breach infract offend|
"offend all laws of humanity" "violate the basic laws or human civilization" "break a law"
|Related terms:||disrespect sin trespass sin conflict trespass misdemeanor breach wrongdoer evildoing|
|3.||[ verb ] resist|
"buck the trend"