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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: contravene(0.01150 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to contravene.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: go against, as of rules and laws; “He ran afould of the
law”; “This behavior conflicts with our rules” [syn: conflict,
run afoul, infringe]
2: deny the truth of [syn: contradict, negate]
English → English (gcide)
Contravene \Con`tra*vene"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Contravened;
p. pr. & vb. n. Contravening.] [LL. contravenire; L. contra
+ venire to come: cf. F. contrevenir. See Come.]
1. To meet in the way of opposition; to come into conflict
with; to oppose; to contradict; to obstruct the operation
of; to defeat.
So plain a proposition . . . was not likely to be
2. To violate; to nullify; to be inconsistent with; as, to
contravene a law.
Laws that place the subjects in such a state
contravene the first principles of the compact of
Syn: To contradict; set aside; nullify; defeat; cross;
obstruct; baffle; thwart.