previolate

violate

[vahy-uh-leyt]
verb (used with object), violated, violating.
1.
to break, infringe, or transgress (a law, rule, agreement, promise, instructions, etc.).
2.
to break in upon or disturb rudely; interfere thoughtlessly with: to violate his privacy.
3.
to break through or pass by force or without right: to violate a frontier.
4.
to treat irreverently or disrespectfully; desecrate; profane: violate a human right.
5.
to molest sexually, especially to rape.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin violātus, past participle of violāre to treat with violence, violate, apparently derivative of violentus violent (taking viol- as base); see -ate1

violator, violater, noun
previolate, verb (used with object), previolated, previolating.
quasi-violated, adjective
reviolate, verb (used with object), reviolated, reviolating.
unviolated, adjective
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violate (ˈvaɪəˌleɪt)
 
vb
1.  to break, disregard, or infringe (a law, agreement, etc)
2.  to rape or otherwise sexually assault
3.  to disturb rudely or improperly; break in upon
4.  to treat irreverently or disrespectfully; outrage: he violated a sanctuary
5.  obsolete to mistreat physically
 
adj
6.  archaic violated or dishonoured
 
[C15: from Latin violāre to do violence to, from vīs strength]
 
'violable
 
adj
 
viola'bility
 
n
 
'violableness
 
n
 
'violably
 
adv
 
vio'lation
 
n
 
'violative
 
adj
 
'violator
 
n
 
'violater
 
n

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violate
early 15c., "to break" (an oath, etc.), from L. violatus (see violation). Sense of "ravish" is first recorded mid-15c.
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