Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun violation

5 senses of violation

Sense 1
misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringement -- (a crime less serious than a felony)
       => crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking -- ((criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes")

Sense 2
violation, infringement -- (an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment")
       => wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus -- (activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing")

Sense 3
trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation -- (entry to another's property without right or permission)
       => wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus -- (activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing")

Sense 4
irreverence, violation -- (a disrespectful act)
       => evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquity -- (morally objectionable behavior)

Sense 5
rape, violation, assault, ravishment -- (the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will)
       => sexual assault, sexual abuse, sex crime, sex offense -- (a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat; "most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault")

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