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2 definitions found
 for go against
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  go against
      v 1: fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or
           patterns; "This sentence violates the rules of syntax"
           [syn: violate, go against, break] [ant: conform to]
      2: act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises;
         "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or
         human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise" [syn:
         transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against,
         breach, break] [ant: keep, observe]
      3: resist; "buck the trend" [syn: buck, go against]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "go against":
     antagonize, be antipathetic, be at cross-purposes, be inimical,
     beat against, clash, collide, conflict, conflict with, confute,
     contradict, contrapose, contravene, counter, counteract,
     counterattack, counterpose, countervail, counterwork, cross,
     go counter to, interfere with, join the opposition, lock horns,
     meet head-on, militate against, not abide, oppose, oppugn,
     play at cross-purposes, protest, resist, run against,
     run counter to, swim upstream, take issue with, traverse,
     vote against, withstand, work against
  
  

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