Definition and Meanings for violate
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Part of Speech of violate
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of violate
Meaning of violate
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to treat in a violent manner; to abuse.
- to do violence to, as to anything that should be held sacred or respected; to profane; to desecrate; to break forcibly; to trench upon; to infringe.
- to disturb; to interrupt.
- to commit rape on; to ravish; to outrage.