To infringe is to break the law. When you infringe someone's rights, you are violating their legal rights.

  • He was arrested for infringing on the rights of the protesters.

  • The company is infringing on the copyright of the song.

Definition of infringements


a crime less serious than a felony


infraction, misdemeanor, misdemeanour, violation


an act that disregards an agreement or a right



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Example Sentences for infringements

  • 1

    The meaning of infringe is not debatable.

  • 2

    The court ruled that the infringement was not justified.

  • 3

    I am perplexed as to the nature of this infringement.

  • 4

    Generally it refers to the willful infringement of a patent.

  • 5

    The immigrants keep on infringing the law often.

  • 6

    This is not the counterfeiting page or the copyright infringement page.

  • 7

    That reexamination was conducted separately to the court cases for infringement.

  • 8

    I consider the allegation of infringement of copyright to be groundless.

  • 9

    I have infringed the precise boundaries of the information.

  • 10

    Don't infringe anything for your own good.