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Definition 1: a crime less serious than a felony - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for violation in the sense of this definition

(violation is a kind of ...) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

"a long record of crimes"

(... is a kind of violation ) any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled

(... is a kind of violation ) (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation

(... is a kind of violation ) vulgar and offensive nakedness in a public place

(... is a kind of violation ) criminal offense of making false statements under oath

(... is a kind of violation ) an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government

Definition 2: entry to another's property without right or permission - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for violation in the sense of this definition

(violation is a kind of ...) activity that transgresses moral or civil law

"he denied any wrongdoing"

(... is a kind of violation ) an encroachment or intrusion

"they made inroads in the United States market"

Definition 3: the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for violation in the sense of this definition

(violation is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of violation ) rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together)

(... is a kind of violation ) sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly)

Definition 4: a disrespectful act - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for violation in the sense of this definition

(violation is a kind of ...) morally objectionable behavior

(... is a kind of violation ) blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character

"desecration of the Holy Sabbath"

Definition 5: an act that disregards an agreement or a right - [noun denoting act]

Samples where violation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

Synonyms for violation in the sense of this definition

(violation is a kind of ...) activity that transgresses moral or civil law

"he denied any wrongdoing"

(... is a kind of violation ) a violation of the rights secured by a copyright

(... is a kind of violation ) an act that violates the rules of a sport

(... is a kind of violation ) violation of the rights secured by a patent

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