Thesaurus

trespass

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trespass

  1. 1 a breaking of a moral or legal code forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us Synonyms of trespass breach, crime, debt, error, lawbreaking, malefaction, misdeed, misdoing, sin, transgression, offense, violation, wrongdoingWords Related to trespass bias crime, hate crime; felony, misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance; fault, foible, peccadillo; break, infringement; immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, sinfulness, vice, wickedness; corruption, debauchery, depravity, licentiousness; abuse, criminality, illegality, lawlessness, unlawfulness; descent, downfall, fallNear Antonyms of trespass blamelessness, faultlessness, guiltlessness, impeccability, innocence, irreproachability; goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue, virtuousnessAntonyms of trespass noncrime

  2. 2 a failure to uphold the requirements of law, duty, or obligation plagiarism is a serious trespass of academic integrity Synonyms of trespass contravention, infraction, infringement, transgression, breach, violationWords Related to trespass misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misprision, offense (or offence), sin, wrong; disregard, forgetting, ignoring, nonobservance, overlooking; delinquency, dereliction, neglect; encroachment, intrusion, invasionNear Antonyms of trespass respecting, upholdingAntonyms of trespass noninfringement, nonviolation, observance


trespass

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trespass

  1. to commit an offense I consider him to be trespassing against all of us when he trespasses against any one of us Synonyms of trespass err, fall, sin, stray, transgress, offend, wanderWords Related to trespass breach, break, infringe, violate; backslide, lapse; mess upNear Antonyms of trespass forgive, justify, pardon; regret, repent, rue



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up trespass? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

money or riches

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!