Synonyms of violation


1. misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringement, crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking

usage: a crime less serious than a felony

2. violation, infringement, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus

usage: an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"

3. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus

usage: entry to another's property without right or permission

4. irreverence, violation, evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquity

usage: a disrespectful act

5. rape, violation, assault, ravishment, sexual assault, sexual abuse, sex crime, sex offense

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

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Definition and meaning of violation (Dictionary)