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Synonyms for go against

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Princeton's WordNet

  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. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka:

    You can't win a struggle without irritating those who you are trying to convert, we need to get across the message that feminism is not about hating men, hating those who don't buy into our agenda, but it is about extending and advancing women's rights .. and ending the deep prejudices against women that still exist.

  2. Pennsylvania Former champion Justin Rose:

    I've done everything humanly possible to be here from a recovery point of view, from a fitness point of view, from a practice point of view, it's been a race against the clock really.

  3. Simon Cusack:

    I was there in Rome on the day when German Steffen set the record and I remember thinking back then,' this one is going to stand for a while'. And it did, for the super-suit era, the sooner it can be erased, the better. It was just a tumultuous time in swimming history and what it did at the time was it made a bit of a joke out of world record standards. It really discriminated against the ones who set the previous ones in the old lycra costumes.

  4. European Central Bank:

    A number of reservations were expressed with regard to the proposed increase in the borrowing allowance to 60%, related, in particular, to concerns that it would make banks increasingly dependent on the Eurosystem, against this background, broad agreement was reached to raise the borrowing allowance to 55% of the stock of eligible loans.

  5. Bill Eastland:

    Mitt Romney. He didn't run his campaign right against Obama. He flubbed it. Another Romney candidacy would be a complete disaster, and I don't think he'll even get there.

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