Synonyms for violate

Synonyms for (verb) violate

Synonyms: violate

Definition: destroy

Usage: Don't violate my garden; violate my privacy

Similar words: touch, disturb

Definition: tamper with

Usage: Don't touch my CDs!


Synonyms: despoil, spoil, plunder, rape, violate

Definition: destroy and strip of its possession

Usage: The soldiers raped the beautiful country

Similar words: ruin, destroy

Definition: destroy completely; damage irreparably

Usage: You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!; The tears ruined her make-up


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: disrespect

Definition: show a lack of respect for


Synonyms: violate, rape, ravish, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage

Definition: force (someone) to have sex against their will

Usage: The woman was raped on her way home at night

Similar words: set on, assail, assault, attack

Definition: attack someone physically or emotionally

Usage: The mugger assaulted the woman; Nightmares assailed him regularly


Synonyms: outrage, profane, violate, desecrate

Definition: violate the sacred character of a place or language

Usage: desecrate a cemetery; violate the sanctity of the church; profane the name of God

Similar words: set on, assail, assault, attack

Definition: attack someone physically or emotionally

Usage: The mugger assaulted the woman; Nightmares assailed him regularly