Synonyms of contravene in English:

contravene


See definition of contravene

verb

1‘certain members of his administration had contravened the law’

SYNONYMS

break, breach, fail to comply with, fail to observe, violate, infringe, offend against, transgress against

defy, disobey, flout

infract

ANTONYMS

uphold, comply with

2‘the Privy Council held that the prosecution contravened the rights of the individual’

SYNONYMS

conflict with, be in conflict with, be at odds with, be at variance with, be in opposition to, clash with, run counter to, be inconsistent with, be contrary to