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Contravene

Pronunciation of Contravene
/kˌɒntɹəvˈiːn/, /kˌɒntɹəvˈiːn/, /k_ˌɒ_n_t_ɹ_ə_v_ˈiː_n/

Synonyms for contravene:

Sense 1 (noun)

disobey, flout.

Sense 2 (noun)

break, violate, breach, transgress.

Sense 3 (noun)

negative, gainsay, Disaffirm, traverse, oppugn.

contradict (noun)

hinder, violate.

contravene (noun)

contradict, conflict, run afoul, negate, infringe.

defy (verb)

countermand, counteract, disobey, cross, confront, challenge, counter, affront, rebel, defy, dissent, face, resist, dare.

disprove (verb)

deny, belie, parry, overturn, subvert, negate, contradict, confute, refute, rebut, disprove, oppose, defend.

go against, contradict (verb)

encroach, infringe, breach, gainsay, cross, resist, oppose, transgress, counteract, offend, hinder, violate, break, refute, defy, negate, disobey, Disaffirm, traverse.

social (verb)

infringe, run afoul, conflict.

Sense 1

flout, Disaffirm, complain, oppugn.

Sense 2

derogate from.

Sense 3

jack up, violate, gainsay.

Sense 4

negative, transgress, default.

Sense 6

breach.

Sense 7

traverse.

Sense 20

break.

counteract

neutralize.

disprove

belie.

impede

hinder.

Other synonyms and related words:

fracture, nullify, traverse, disobey, complain, flout, controvert, offend, conflict, Disaffirm, oppugn, neutralize, traduce, gainsay, violate, breach, neutralise, hinder, transgress, encroach, negative, run afoul, impinge, break, infringe.

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