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Synonyms for go against

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. violate, go against, breakverb

    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, breakverb

    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 againstverb

    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. Irina Bokova:

    I condemn this as a deliberate attack against Iraq's millennial history and culture, and as an inflammatory incitement to violence and hatred.

  2. Andrew Cuomo:

    God issues fault, she was against it, a number of people were against it, but she did not have an official government role. There were people who had an official government role who were against it and I think they have more of the liability.

  3. Novak Djokovic:

    It's hard to pick the words, I am just going through things, flashbacks to the last 14 months and everything I've done to get here to the final against one of the best players in the world, one of the longest matches of my career. I am overwhelmed.

  4. Thomas Tuchel:

    It’s always so, so tough to play against his teams, i watched his Barcelona team to learn from him and his team about football; how you can defend, how you can attack.

  5. Justin Gatlin:

    We want to take it worldwide, maybe some Diamond League meets if possible and run against national teams.

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