Third-person singular simple present indicative form of contravene.
Contravenes Sentence Examples
They cannot disapprove of a plan unless it contravenes the provisions of some statute or by-law; but if a person builds otherwise than according to an approved plan he does so at the risk of having his work pulled down or destroyed.
This distinction is, however, not so important as it appears at first sight, for their connexion with the bone is only of a secondary nature, and, although it happens conveniently that in the great majority of cases the division between the bones coincides with the interspace between the third and fourth tooth of the series, still, when it does not, as in the mole, too much weight must not be given to this fact, if it contravenes other reasons for determining the homologies of the teeth.
Bio-defence mania grips United States, and Biodefence contravenes biosafety, Science in Society 2003, 19, 31-33.
contravenes the byelaw, he commits an offense and can be punished.