Infringe

Definition of Infringe

In`fringe´
v. t.1.To break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law, right, or contract.
[imp. & p. p. Infringed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Infringing .]
If the first that did the edict infringe,
Had answered for his deed.
- Shak.
The peace . . . was infringed by Appius Claudius.
- Golding.
2.To hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power.
v. i.1.To break, violate, or transgress some contract, rule, or law; to injure; to offend.
2.To encroach; to trespass; - followed by on or upon; as, to infringe upon the rights of another.

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