Infract vs Infractor - What's the difference?

infract | infractor |


As a verb infract

is to infringe, violate or disobey (a rule).

As an adjective infract

is not broken or fractured; unharmed; whole.

As a noun infractor is

one who infracts or infringes; a violator; a breaker.

infract

English

Etymology 1

Verb

(en verb)
  • To infringe, violate or disobey (a rule)
  • See also
    * infarct

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) (lena) infractus

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not broken or fractured; unharmed; whole.
  • (Chapman)

    infractor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who infracts or infringes; a violator; a breaker.
  • (Webster 1913) ----