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Breach vs. Violation

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  • Breach (noun)

    A gap or opening made by breaking or battering, as in a wall, fortification or levee; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence

    "break|rupture|fissure"

  • Breach (noun)

    A breaking up of amicable relations, a falling-out.

  • Breach (noun)

    A breaking of waters, as over a vessel or a coastal defence; the waters themselves

    "A clear breach is when the waves roll over the vessel without breaking. A clean breach is when everything on deck is swept away."

    "surge|surf"

  • Breach (noun)

    A breaking out upon; an assault.

  • Breach (noun)

    A bruise; a wound.

  • Breach (noun)

    A hernia; a rupture.

  • Breach (noun)

    A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment

    "breach of promise"

  • Breach (noun)

    A difference in opinions, social class etc.

  • Breach (noun)

    The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.

  • Breach (verb)

    To make a breach in.

    "They breached the outer wall, but not the main one."

  • Breach (verb)

    To violate or break.

  • Breach (verb)

    To break into a ship or into a coastal defence.

  • Breach (verb)

    To leap clear out of the water.

  • Violation (noun)

    The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated.

  • Violation (noun)

    An infraction or a failure to follow a rule.

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  • Breach (noun)

    The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.

  • Breach (noun)

    Specifically: A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.

  • Breach (noun)

    A gap or opening made made by breaking or battering, as in a wall or fortification; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture.

  • Breach (noun)

    A breaking of waters, as over a vessel; the waters themselves; surge; surf.

  • Breach (noun)

    A breaking up of amicable relations; rupture.

  • Breach (noun)

    A bruise; a wound.

  • Breach (noun)

    A hernia; a rupture.

  • Breach (noun)

    A breaking out upon; an assault.

  • Breach

    To make a breach or opening in; as, to breach the walls of a city.

  • Breach (verb)

    To break the water, as by leaping out; - said of a whale.

  • Violation (noun)

    The act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated.

  • Violation (noun)

    Infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc.

  • Violation (noun)

    An act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as, the violation of a church.

  • Violation (noun)

    Interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance.

  • Violation (noun)

    Ravishment; rape; outrage.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Breach (noun)

    a failure to perform some promised act or obligation

  • Breach (noun)

    an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

  • Breach (noun)

    a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions);

    "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"

  • Breach (verb)

    act in disregard of laws and rules;

    "offend all laws of humanity"

    "violate the basic laws or human civilization"

    "break a law"

  • Breach (verb)

    make an opening or gap in

  • Violation (noun)

    a crime less serious than a felony

  • Violation (noun)

    an act that disregards an agreement or a right;

    "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"

  • Violation (noun)

    entry to another's property without right or permission

  • Violation (noun)

    a disrespectful act

  • Violation (noun)

    the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will

Princeton's WordNet
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