go against

Definitions of go against
  1. verb
    synonyms: buck
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    type of:
    oppose, react
    act against or in opposition to
  2. verb
    act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    synonyms: breach, break, infract, offend, transgress, violate
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    keep, observe
    conform one's action or practice to
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    sin, transgress, trespass
    commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
    blunder, boob, drop the ball, goof, sin
    commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    conflict, contravene, infringe, run afoul
    go against, as of rules and laws
    break the law
    intrude, trespass
    enter unlawfully on someone's property
    yield to temptation or sin
    break, break in
    enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
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    show a lack of respect for
  3. verb
    fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    synonyms: break, violate
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    conform to
    fly in the face of, fly in the teeth of
    go against
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