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Synonyms for go against

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  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    crack, break away, give way, soften, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, part, plunder, collapse, disclose, die, transgress, founder, weaken, rape, outrage, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, spoil, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, ravish, violate, divulge, pause, assault, get around, wear out, cave in, let on, buck, break-dance, desecrate, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, dishonour, better, burst, go bad, break off, dishonor, bust, erupt, bring out, recrudesce, break dance, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, profane, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, expose, break, discontinue, despoil, intermit, wear

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    crack, break away, plunder, soften, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, spite, part, collapse, disclose, die, transgress, ruin, founder, weaken, rape, outrage, discover, trespass, snap off, stop, go, demote, wear out, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, spoil, offend, appal, wound, overstep, relegate, bring out, violate, hurt, divulge, pause, break-dance, assault, get around, ravish, cave in, let on, buck, pique, desecrate, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, dishonour, better, gap, burst, injure, break off, dishonor, bust, erupt, bruise, recrudesce, break dance, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, scandalise, fall apart, kick downstairs, scandalize, profane, fracture, break down, shock, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, give way, sin, expose, break, go bad, discontinue, despoil, intermit, get out, appall, wear

  3. buck, go against(verb)

    resist

    "buck the trend"

    Synonyms:
    violate, buck, jerk, shoot down, tear, offend, charge, infract, break, hitch, shoot, transgress, breach

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How to use go against in a sentence?

  1. Cesar Augusto Pacheco:

    If we now legislated in a way that chose not to permit same-sex marriage in Chihuahua, we would be going against a national law and it would be a problem.

  2. Van Voorst:

    Paul's attitude toward slavery is much more an attitude of reform rather than revolt, he doesn't want a social revolution against the Roman Empire. But what he does say tends to be very strong toward reform of the system, and it is going to eventually end it.

  3. Billy Murphy:

    I am sure that the family is concerned, and I am positive that they are against what is beginning to develop here in town, they don't deserve this any more than Freddie Gray deserved it.

  4. Achilles Macris:

    Today the FCA has finally accepted that this allegation against me was utterly wrong, now that the FCA has accepted that I did not deliberately mislead it, I have decided not to prolong what has been a drawn out and burdensome process and have settled with the FCA, on the basis that there is no prohibition on my working in the regulated sector.

  5. Jon Alterman:

    It may strengthen our hand getting other countries to help. It may free us against some (legal) constraints, but the reality is that when you are fighting somebody, you don't need another reason to fight them.


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