contravene(redirected from contravenes)
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contraveneverb balk, be contrary to, be in conflict with, clash, conflict with, contest, contradict, counteract, cross, defeat, defy, deny, disagree, dispute, disregard, foil, frustrate, gainsay, go against, impugn, infringe, negate, nullify, oppose, rebut, refute, run counter to, thwart, traverse, violate
Associated concepts: contravene a statute, contravene the law
See also: abrogate, annul, answer, circumvent, collide, complain, confront, contest, contradict, controvert, counter, countervail, criticize, cross, defeat, demonstrate, demur, deny, disaccord, disaffirm, disagree, disapprove, discommode, disobey, disown, dispute, except, gainsay, negate, object, offend, oppose, oppugn, protest, rebut, refute, reject, reply, repudiate, resist, thwart, trespass, violate, withstand