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Synonyms for violate

to fail to fulfill (a promise) or conform to (a regulation)

to refuse or fail to obey

to compel (another) to participate in or submit to a sexual act

to deprive of virginity

to spoil or mar the sanctity of

Synonyms for violate

fail to agree with


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violate the sacred character of a place or language

force (someone) to have sex against their will

destroy and strip of its possession

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The Supreme Court held that compulsive questioning alone, unrelated to a criminal case, does not violate the Fifth Amendment self-incrimination clause.
The stone relief of Moses at the Supreme Court does not violate separation of church and state doctrine because
The voucher program, AU and the other public interest groups argue, clearly violates the state constitution's prohibition against using tax dollars to sustain religious institutions.
PhrMA sued in federal court in Maine alleging that the Maine Rx prior authorization requirement violates federal law because it does nothing to advance the purposes of Medicaid.
Judge Hagler stated that if he were to take Dowlings' argument to its logical conclusion, any summons and complaint filed in New York would invariably violate the provisions of FDCPA if no validation notice was contained therein.
March 1998: The Oregon school superintendent office rules that the Portland Public Schools did not violate state law prohibiting Scouts to recruit there.
The prosecutor need not show that the defendant knew the acts were prohibited under the criminal laws or acted with an intent to violate them.
The tax therefore violates both the Northwest Ordinance and the Virginia Compact, both of which are part of the Free Rivers Doctrine.
State and local law enforcers are putting an increasing number of business operators, environmental compliance officers, and landowners behind bars when they violate environmental laws.
List the principles of US sanctions and trade embargoes, outline the history and importance of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and identify conduct that violates the FCPA.
violates due process where the evidence is material either to guilt or to punishment .
Moore's 5,280-pound granite display clearly violates the Constitution and legal precedent and must be removed, Khan advised the three-judge panel.
The Service found that an automobile dealer that elects LIFO violates the LIFO conformity rule by providing an income statement for the tax year that fails to reflect LIFO in the computation of net income.
At issue is whether Bernson's use of $1,140 from his political officeholder account to buy luxury box seats at the Hollywood Bowl violates city ethics laws.
78, holds that voting stock with rights to purchase additional stock in the issuer violates the solely-for-voting-stock requirement.