Break or violate a treaty, a law, a right etc.
To speak in denial; oppose verbally
To do harm to (property or qualities considered sacred); desecrate or defile.
To refuse to acknowledge as one's own; disown; repudiate
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
To break a law, religious commandment, etc.; commit a sin or crime
To refuse to acknowledge or pay (a debt or obligation)
To leap from the water:
To resist or oppose boldly or openly
To go beyond (a limit); exceed:
To reject something contemptuously.
The definition of thwart is to hinder or stop something from happening.
To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
(Dial.) To think; give as one's opinion
To give opportunity or possibility
(Intransitive) To yield assent; to accede;—followed by to.
(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.
To express acceptance of an opinion, proposal, etc.; agree (to); concur
To give assent, as to the proposal of another; agree:
To agree (with); be in accord (in an opinion, etc.)
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate.
(Law) To refuse to abide by (a contract, agreement, etc.); repudiate
To cause to move laterally on a pivot; swivel:
Used to give emphasis, or as a legal convention
To declare support for or belief in:
To be antagonistic, incompatible, or contradictory; be in opposition; clash
(Intransitive, nautical) To become entangled or in conflict with.
Find another word for contravene. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contravene, like: infringe, contradict, conflict with, violate, deny, hinder, oppose, offend, repudiate, breach and counteract countervail.