Synonyms for run afoul

Synonyms for (verb) run afoul

Synonyms: infringe, run afoul, conflict, contravene

Definition: go against, as of rules and laws

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

Similar words: go against, infract, offend, breach, break, transgress, violate

Definition: act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises

Usage: offend all laws of humanity; violate the basic laws or human civilization; break a law; break a promise