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Synonyms for violation
ˌvaɪ əˈleɪ ʃənvi·o·la·tion

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Wiktionary

  1. violationnoun

    Synonyms:
    desecration, transgression

  2. violationnoun

    The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated.

    Synonyms:
    desecration, transgression

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringementnoun

    a crime less serious than a felony

    Synonyms:
    ravishment, misdemeanor, irreverence, usurpation, assault, infraction, trespass, intrusion, infringement, misdemeanour, rape, encroachment

  2. violation, infringementnoun

    an act that disregards an agreement or a right

    "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"

    Synonyms:
    ravishment, misdemeanor, irreverence, usurpation, assault, infraction, trespass, intrusion, infringement, misdemeanour, rape, encroachment

  3. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpationnoun

    entry to another's property without right or permission

    Synonyms:
    infringement, misdemeanor, irreverence, usurpation, ravishment, assault, infraction, trespass, intrusion, invasion, misdemeanour, rape, encroachment, impact, impingement

  4. irreverence, violationnoun

    a disrespectful act

    Synonyms:
    ravishment, misdemeanor, irreverence, usurpation, assault, infraction, trespass, intrusion, infringement, misdemeanour, rape, encroachment

  5. rape, violation, assault, ravishmentnoun

    the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will

    Synonyms:
    ravishment, misdemeanor, irreverence, usurpation, infraction, rapine, assault, intrusion, infringement, misdemeanour, rape, colza, trespass, entrancement, encroachment

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. violationnoun

    Synonyms:
    infringement, transgression, breaking, breach, non-observance

  2. violationnoun

    Synonyms:
    profanation, desecration, pollution

  3. violationnoun

    Synonyms:
    ravishment, ravishing, rape, constupration, STUPRATION, defloration, defilement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. violationnoun

    Synonyms:
    transgression, infringement, breach, infraction, contravention, profanation, desecration

    Antonyms:
    inviolability, keeping, obedience

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How to use violation in a sentence?

  1. Intel Corp:

    An ongoing investigation by internal and external counsel has confirmed a violation of Intel's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers.

  2. Kay Bailey Hutchison:

    We have been trying to send a message to Russia for several years that we know they are violating the treaty. We have shown Russia the evidence that we have, that they are violating the treaty, they are building a medium-range ballistic missile in violation of the INF. That is a fact which we have proven.

  3. Elin Martinez:

    It squarely falls within the definition of a violation of not just the right to education but also other rights of girls.

  4. Hector Villagra:

    There is no situation in which an officer can intentionally grab and destroy a camera being used to lawfully record law enforcement, the officer's conduct is a blatant and deliberate violation of the Constitution and his duties as an officer to abide by the law.

  5. Simone de Beauvoir, "A Very Easy Death":

    There is no such thing as a natural death: nothing that happens to a man is ever natural, since his presence calls the world into question. All men must die: but for every man his death is an accident and, even if he knows it and consents to it, an unjustifiable violation.

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