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synonyms for infringe

  • breach
  • contravene
  • disobey
  • encroach
  • impose
  • intrude
  • meddle
  • offend
  • trespass
  • borrow
  • break
  • crash
  • entrench
  • infract
  • invade
  • lift
  • obtrude
  • pirate
  • presume
  • steal
  • transgress
See also synonyms for: infringing
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antonyms for infringe

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  • give
  • obey
  • receive
  • comply
  • discharge
  • observe
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How to use infringe in a sentence

Shortly after, the right-leaning think-tank Idaho Freedom Foundation released a video arguing that the state’s virus restrictions were hurting Idahoans and infringing upon their rights.
IDAHO LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR BANNED MASK MANDATES WHILE THE GOVERNOR WAS OUT OF TOWN. IT DIDN’T LAST.DEREK HAWKINSMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Others say making involuntary treatment easier could lead to unnecessary and traumatizing hospitalizations and infringe on patients’ autonomy.
MENTAL HEALTH LAW IS FLAWED, CRITICS SAY AFTER SHOOTING THAT LEFT THREE DEADALISON KNEZEVICH, JEAN MARBELLAMAY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many citizens refuse to don face masks while in public, some complaining that they’re uncomfortable and others arguing that the government has no right to infringe on their civil liberties.
PEOPLE GAVE UP ON FLU PANDEMIC MEASURES A CENTURY AGO WHEN THEY TIRED OF THEM – AND PAID A PRICELGBTQ-EDITORMARCH 28, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
While restaurants spilling onto sidewalks may infringe on some of that walking and cycling space, there’s no question that it would do more to prioritize cities’ people and culture over cars.
THE LONG-TERM PROMISE OF RESTAURANT PIVOTSMONICA BURTONMARCH 19, 2021EATER
Polio sometimes cropped up in the spring or lingered into fall, infringing upon the academic year—and catching communities off guard, since its seasonal surges came predominantly during the summer months.
PARENTS ARE FACING TOUGH CHOICES ABOUT SCHOOL IN THE COVID-19 ERA. HERE’S HOW PEOPLE MADE THE SAME DECISIONS WHEN IT CAME TO POLIOFRANCINE UENUMAAUGUST 25, 2020TIME
In Havana, as throughout Cuba, there is a cigar etiquette, to infringe any of the rules of which is construed as an insult.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Thus there are certain fundamental liberties, which not even a democracy may legitimately infringe.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
They infringe the second article; which says, that the citizens of the State have a right to hold and possess property.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
Hence they do not steadily conform to their primitive laws; and even, those of their own instituting they frequently infringe.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VII (OF X)--CONTINENTAL EUROPE IVARIOUS
The king was as good as his word, and did not spare the estate of the church, but dared not infringe its privileges.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
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WORDS RELATED TO INFRINGE

  • break in
  • burst in
  • collide
  • infringe
  • interrupt
  • intrude
  • muscle in
  • push
  • shove
  • stumble
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION