HyperDic: violate

English > 6 senses of the word violate:
VERBstativeviolate, go against, breakfail to agree with
socialviolate, transgress, offend, infract, go against, breach, breakact in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
contactviolatedestroy
socialviolate, desecrate, profane, outrageviolate the sacred character of a place or language
socialviolate, rape, ravish, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrageforce (someone) to have sex against their will
contactviolate, rape, spoil, despoil, plunderdestroy and strip of its possession
violate > pronunciation
Soundsvay'ahleyt
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > violate: 6 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningfail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"This sentence violates the rules of syntax"
Synonymsgo against, break
Narrowerfly in the face of, fly in the teeth ofgo against
Oppositeconform toobserve
Spanishquebrantar, romper, violar, vulnerar
Catalantrencar, violar, vulnerar
Adjectivesviolablecapable of being violated / violated / violated / violated / violated
violativeviolating / violating or tending to violate / violate or offend against
Nounsviolationan act that disregards an agreement or a right
English > violate: 6 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningAct in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "violate the basic laws or human civilization"
Synonymstransgress, offend, infract, go against, breach, break
Narrowerconflict, run afoul, infringe, contravenego against, as of rules and laws
drop the ball, sin, blunder, boob, goofCommit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
sin, transgress, trespasscommit a sin
trespassbreak the law
trespass, intrudeEnter unlawfully on someone's property
Broaderdisrespectshow a lack of respect for
Oppositeobserve, keepconform one's action or practice to
Spanishinsultar, ofender, transgredir, violar, vulnerar
Catalaninsultar, transgredir, vulnerar
Adjectivesviolablecapable of being violated / violated / violated / violated / violated
violativeviolating / violating or tending to violate / violate or offend against
Nounsviolatorsomeone who violates the law
English > violate: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningDestroy.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "Don't violate my garden"
  • "violate my privacy"
Broadertouch, disturbtamper with
Spanishviolar
English > violate: 6 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningviolate the sacred character of a place or language.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "violate the sanctity of the church"
Synonymsdesecrate, profane, outrage
Broaderassail, assault, set on, attackattack someone physically or emotionally
Spanishdesecrar, profanar
Catalanprofanar
Adjectivesviolativeviolating / violating or tending to violate / violate or offend against
Nounsviolationentry to another's property without right or permission
violationa disrespectful act
English > violate: 6 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningForce (someone) to have sex against their will.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrape, ravish, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage
Narrowergang-raperape (someone) successively with several attackers
Broaderassail, assault, set on, attackattack someone physically or emotionally
Spanishindignar, violar
Catalanforçar, indignar, violar
Nounsviolationthe crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
violatorsomeone who assaults others sexually
English > violate: 6 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningDestroy and strip of its possession.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey want to violate the prisoners
Synonymsrape, spoil, despoil, plunder
Broaderdestroy, ruinDestroy completely
Spanishdespojar, saquear
Catalansaquejar

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