Synonyms and Antonyms of violate
to fail to keep
- You've violated the company's new rule against smoking on the premises.
blow off, brush (off), disregard, flout, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight, tune out, wink (at)
dismiss, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn, shrug off
defy, resist, withstand
defer (to), serve, submit (to), surrender (to), yield (to)
attend, hear, heed, listen (to), mark, note, notice, regard, watch
to treat (a sacred place or object) shamefully or with great disrespect
- The invaders violated the temple by using it to stable their horses.
deconsecrate, desacralize, desanctify
blaspheme, curse, swear
befoul, contaminate, foul, poison, pollute, soil, sully, taint
affront, defame, insult, offend, outrage