Pronunciation of Contravene
/kˌɒntɹəvˈiːn/, /kˌɒntɹəvˈiːn/, /k_ˌɒ_n_t_ɹ_ə_v_ˈiː_n/
Synonyms for contravene:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
go against, contradict (verb)
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.
Usage examples for contravene:
- True, the evidence of the agreement in such a case, must be oral; but since the evidence is for the purpose of proving, not a contract as such, but a transaction resulting in an unjust benefit to the defendant, its introduction would seem not to contravene the statute. - "Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman", Albert Sidney Bolles.