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Synonyms for infringe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conflict, run afoul, infringe, contravene(verb)

    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, impinge(verb)

    advance beyond the usual limit

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. infringe

    break, violate, transgress, contravene

    observe, conserve, preserve, keep within bounds

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. infringe(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. infringe(v)

    violate, transgress, encroach, trespass, intrench

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  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use infringe in a sentence?

  1. President Trump:

    I will never, ever infringe on the rights of the people to keep and bear arms.

  2. 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.

  3. Chip Campsen:

    The federal government must respect and not infringe upon state's wishes and authority, we don't want South Carolina's pristine coastline to be turned into an industrial wasteland.

  4. David Adesnik:

    The role of NSA surveillance -- that has been questioned as something that might infringe on our own freedom of speech, but I think this attack underlines that the real threat to freedom of speech are the terrorists, they are murdering cartoonists and journalists, usually attacks go forward and are carried out due to a lack of human intelligence or a lack of tactical analysis … and that was the failure point in pretty much every terror attack I investigated.

  5. 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...

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