Associations to the word «Violate»


VIOLATE, verb. (sometimes computing) To break, disregard, disagree or not act according to (rules, conventions, etc.).
VIOLATE, verb. To rape.

Dictionary definition

VIOLATE, verb. Fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns; "This sentence violates the rules of syntax".
VIOLATE, verb. Act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise".
VIOLATE, verb. Destroy; "Don't violate my garden"; "violate my privacy".
VIOLATE, verb. Violate the sacred character of a place or language; "desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God".
VIOLATE, verb. Force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night".
VIOLATE, verb. Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country".

Wise words

Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is 'elephant'.
Charlie Chaplin