Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb go_against

3 senses of go against

Sense 1
violate, go against, break -- (fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns; "This sentence violates the rules of syntax")

Sense 2
transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break -- (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")
       => disrespect -- (show a lack of respect for)

Sense 3
buck, go against -- (resist; "buck the trend")
       => react, oppose -- (act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say")

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