Definition of Violation:

  1. The action of violating someone or something.

  2. Breaking or dishonoring of law, or contravention of a duty or right. A violation is not automatically a crime.

Synonyms of Violation

Contravention, Breach, Infringement, Infraction, Breaking, Transgression, Non-observance, Lack of compliance with, Disobeying, Disobedience, Defiance, Defying, Flouting, Flying in the face of, Rebelling against, Aberrance, Aberrancy, Abnormality, Abomination, Abuse, Abuse of office, Abusing, Assault, Atrocity, Attack, Bad faith, Battering, Befoulment, Betrayal, Blasphemy, Breach, Breach of contract, Breach of faith, Breach of privilege, Breach of promise, Breach of trust, Break, Breaking, Butchery, Civil disobedience, Contravention, Conversion, Corrupt administration, Crime, Criminal assault, Criminality, Debasement, Debasing, Debauchment, Defacement, Defalcation, Defilement, Defiling, Defloration, Deflowering, Deflowerment, Degradation, Degrading, Delict, Delinquency, Desecrating, Desecration, Despoilment, Deviance, Deviancy, Devirgination, Disgrace, Dishonor, Dishonoring, Disobedience, Disorderliness, Disregard, Diversion, Embezzlement, Encroachment, Felony, Forcible seizure, Fouling, Frowardness, Ignominy, Ignoring, Ill-treatment, Ill-usage, Ill-use, Illegality, Improperness, Impropriety, Inappropriateness, Incorrectness, Indecorousness, Indecorum, Indiscipline, Indocility, Infamy, Infraction, Infringement, Infringing, Injury, Insubordination, Intractability, Killing, Lawbreaking, Lawlessness, Laying waste, Looting, Maladministration, Malfeasance, Malpractice, Maltreatment, Malversation, Massacre, Misapplication, Misappropriation, Misconduct, Misdemeanor, Misemployment, Misfeasance, Mishandling, Mismanagement, Mistreatment, Misusage, Misuse, Molestation, Naughtiness, Noncompliance, Nonconformity, Noncooperation, Nonobedience, Obstreperousness, Offense, Onslaught, Outrage, Passive resistance, Peculation, Perversion, Pilfering, Pillaging, Pity, Pollution, Poor stewardship, Priapism, Profanation, Profaning, Prostitution, Rape, Ravage, Ravishment, Recusancy, Riot, Rioting, Sacking, Sacrilege, Scandal, Seducement, Seduction, Sexual assault, Sexual possession, Shame, Sinfulness, Slaughter, Sowing with salt, Taking, Terrible thing, Tort, Transgression, Trespass, Uncooperativeness, Unduteousness, Undutifulness, Unfitness, Unfittingness, Unlawfulness, Unrighteousness, Unruliness, Unseemliness, Unsubmissiveness, Unsuitability, Violating, Violence, Waywardness, Wickedness, Willful disobedience, Wrong, Wrongdoing, Wrongfulness, Wrongness

How to use Violation in a sentence?

  1. The aircraft were in violation of UN resolutions.
  2. If your company finds itself in a violation it may receive fines or penalties that could be very costly to you.
  3. I could not go on the property because it would be a huge violation of the law and would result in my arrest.
  4. The violation of the code of conduct was taken seriously and the employee did have to be let go from our firm.

Meaning of Violation & Violation Definition