HyperDic: go_against

English > 3 senses of the expression go against:
VERBstativego against, violate, breakfail to agree with
socialgo against, transgress, offend, infract, violate, breach, breakact in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
socialgo against, buckresist
English > go against: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningfail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsviolate, break
Narrowerfly in the face of, fly in the teeth ofgo against
Oppositeconform toobserve
Spanishquebrantar, romper, violar, vulnerar
Catalantrencar, violar, vulnerar
English > go against: 3 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningAct in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstransgress, offend, infract, violate, 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
English > go against: 3 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningresist.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymbuck
Broaderreact, opposeact against or in opposition to
Spanishin en contra, ir contra, oponerse, resistirse

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