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Definitions and Synonyms of go against | Another word for go against | What is go against?

Samples where go against or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • offend all laws of humanity
  • violate the basic laws or human civilization
  • break a law
  • break a promise

Synonyms for go against in the sense of this definition

(go against is a kind of ...) show a lack of respect for

(... is a kind of go against ) commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law

(... is a kind of go against ) commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake

"I blundered during the job interview"

(... is a kind of go against ) go against, as of rules and laws

"He ran afoul of the law" "This behavior conflicts with our rules"

(... is a kind of go against ) break the law

(... is a kind of go against ) enter unlawfully on someone's property

"Don't trespass on my land!"

Samples where go against or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • buck the trend

Synonyms for go against in the sense of this definition

(go against is a kind of ...) act against or in opposition to

"She reacts negatively to everything I say"

Definition 3: fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns - [verb of stative]

Samples where go against or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This sentence violates the rules of syntax

Synonyms for go against in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of go against ) go against

"This action flies in the face of the agreement"

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