Thesaurus

violating

verb
present participle of violate

Synonyms & Antonyms of violating

3 to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
  • criminal statutes delineating acts that constitute violating another person

Synonyms for violating

Words Related to violating

  • date raping
  • gang raping
See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about violating

Cite this Entry

“Violating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/violating. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on violating

Nglish: Translation of violating for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of violating for Arabic Speakers

Comments on violating

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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