Definition of Violate

1. Verb. Fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns. "This sentence violates the rules of syntax"

Exact synonyms: Break, Go Against
Specialized synonyms: Fly In The Face Of, Fly In The Teeth Of
Antonyms: Conform To
Derivative terms: Violable, Violation, Violative



2. Verb. Act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises. "Break a promise"

3. Verb. Destroy. "Violate my privacy"
Generic synonyms: Disturb, Touch

4. Verb. Violate the sacred character of a place or language. "Profane the name of God"
Exact synonyms: Desecrate, Outrage, Profane
Generic synonyms: Assail, Assault, Attack, Set On
Derivative terms: Desecration, Profanation, Violation, Violation, Violative

5. Verb. Force (someone) to have sex against their will. "They want to violate the prisoners "; "The woman was raped on her way home at night"
Exact synonyms: Assault, Dishonor, Dishonour, Outrage, Rape, Ravish
Generic synonyms: Assail, Assault, Attack, Set On
Specialized synonyms: Gang-rape
Derivative terms: Assaultive, Dishonor, Outrage, Rape, Raper, Ravisher, Ravishment, Violation, Violator

6. Verb. Destroy and strip of its possession. "They want to violate the prisoners "; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
Exact synonyms: Despoil, Plunder, Rape, Spoil
Generic synonyms: Destroy, Ruin
Derivative terms: Despoilment, Despoliation, Plundering, Rape, Spoil, Spoil, Spoilation, Spoliation

Definition of Violate

1. v. t. To treat in a violent manner; to abuse.

2. v. t. To treat in a violent manner; to abuse.

Definition of Violate

1. Verb. To break, disregard, disagree or not act according to (rules, conventions, etc.). ¹

2. Verb. To rape. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Violate

1. to break or disregard the terms or requirements of [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Violate

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violate (current term)
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violaxanthin de-epoxidase
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