Synonyms for violation

Synonyms for (noun) violation

Synonyms: encroachment, violation, usurpation, trespass, intrusion

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

Similar words: misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, actus reus

Definition: activity that transgresses moral or civil law

Usage: he denied any wrongdoing


Synonyms: violation, irreverence

Definition: a disrespectful act

Similar words: evil, wickedness, iniquity, immorality

Definition: morally objectionable behavior


Synonyms: infraction, infringement, violation, misdemeanor, misdemeanour

Definition: a crime less serious than a felony

Similar words: law-breaking, crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, offence, offense

Definition: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

Usage: a long record of crimes


Synonyms: violation, infringement

Definition: an act that disregards an agreement or a right

Usage: he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

Similar words: misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, actus reus

Definition: activity that transgresses moral or civil law

Usage: he denied any wrongdoing


Synonyms: rape, ravishment, assault, violation

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

Similar words: sex crime, sex offense, sexual abuse, sexual assault

Definition: a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat

Usage: most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault