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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: contravene (0.02336 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to contravene.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: contravene contravene 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) Definition: Contravene 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. [1913 Webster] So plain a proposition . . . was not likely to be contravened. --Southey. [1913 Webster] 2. To violate; to nullify; to be inconsistent with; as, to contravene a law. [1913 Webster] Laws that place the subjects in such a state contravene the first principles of the compact of authority. --Johnson. Syn: To contradict; set aside; nullify; defeat; cross; obstruct; baffle; thwart. [1913 Webster]


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