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violate

vi·o·late

violate

 
 
pronunciation:
vaI leIt
part of speech: verb
inflections: violated, violates, violating
definition 1: to break or fail to keep.
She violated the speed limit and got a ticket.
synonyms:
breach, break, disobey
antonyms:
obey, observe
similar words:
disregard
definition 2: to disturb.
He violated their privacy.
synonyms:
break, disrupt, disturb
similar words:
interrupt, intrude on, ruffle, rupture, shatter
derivation: violator (n.)