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Synonyms of 'infringe'

(verb) 
Definition
to violate or break (a law or agreement)
The film exploited his image and infringed his copyright.
Synonyms
break
We didn't know we were breaking the law.
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violate
They violated the ceasefire agreement.
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contravene (formal)
He said the article did not contravene the industry's code of conduct.
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disobey
He was forever disobeying the rules.
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transgress
He had transgressed the boundaries of good taste.

phrasal verb

See infringe on or upon

Additional synonyms

in the sense of contravene
Definition
to break (a rule or law)
He said the article did not contravene the industry's code of conduct.
Synonyms
in the sense of disobey
Definition
to neglect or refuse to obey (a person or an order)
He was forever disobeying the rules.
Synonyms
refuse to obey,
contravene (formal),
overstep,
go counter to
in the sense of transgress
Definition
to overstep (a limit)
He had transgressed the boundaries of good taste.
Synonyms
go beyond,
overstep,
contravene (formal),
encroach upon

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