1. Fail to agree with;
    Be in violation of;
    As of rules or patterns (synset 202674312)
    "This sentence violates the rules of syntax"
  2. Act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises (synset 202572443)
    "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"
  3. Destroy (synset 201210308)
    "Don't violate my garden"; "violate my privacy"
  4. Violate the sacred character of a place or language (synset 202573980)
    "desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God"
  5. Force (someone) to have sex against their will (synset 202573434)
    "The woman was raped on her way home at night"
  6. Destroy and strip of its possession (synset 201568253)
    "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"

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