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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. infringe

    break, violate, transgress, contravene

    observe, conserve, preserve, keep within bounds

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conflict, run afoul, infringe, contraveneverb

    go against, as of rules and laws

    "He ran afoul of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"

    conflict, encroach, run afoul, contravene, impinge, negate, contradict

  2. encroach, infringe, impingeverb

    advance beyond the usual limit

    conflict, run afoul, entrench, contravene, trench, encroach, impinge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. infringeverb

    break, violate, transgress, disobey, break through, trench upon, set at nought

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. infringeverb

    violate, transgress, encroach, trespass, intrench

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "infringe":

    violate, encroach, breach, contravene, break, impinge, undermine, impair

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How to use infringe in a sentence?

  1. Press Secretary Josh Earnest:

    There are some common sense things that would have a tangible impact on reducing gun violence, congress could take those steps that would not infringe upon the constitutional rights of all law-abiding Americans.

  2. Brian Wilson:

    There's kids who need homes. There's people who want to give it to them and they're turning them away, if they were to turn around and deny our right to foster a child because we had a Bible or Koran, they'd be screaming from the heavens, 'How dare somebody infringe upon somebody's First Amendment rights?'.

  3. Samuel Adams:

    That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms...

  4. Eric Gibson:

    What I would really like to happen is for them not to infringe upon my fathers freedom of expression and speech and allow him to bring in the lifesize cardboard cutout that takes up less service area than a garbage can, while we cannot discuss any specific individual, we strongly support the ability of all our patients to express their views, which includes bringing reasonably sized items into our dialysis centers that do not create safety or infection control issues, or interfere with caregivers on the treatment floor.

  5. Omar Zain al-Abideen:

    Protest is guaranteed, but it is forbidden to infringe on the freedom of others. We will be very decisive with whoever closes a road or a bridge.

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