HyperDic: penetrate

English > 7 senses of the word penetrate:
VERBcontactpenetrate, perforatepass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
cognitionpenetrate, fathom, bottomcome to understand
cognitionpenetrate, click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, fall into placebecome clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
socialpenetrate, infiltrateenter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
motionpenetratemake one's way deeper into or through
contactpenetrateinsert / insert the penis into the vagina or anus of
contactpenetrate, permeate, pervade, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddlespread or diffuse through
penetrate > pronunciation
Soundspeh'nahtrey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > penetrate: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPass into or through, often by overcoming resistance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The bullet penetrated her chest"
Synonymperforate
Narrowerbreakpierce or penetrate
cutpenetrate injuriously
foraybriefly enter enemy territory
honeycombpenetrate thoroughly and into every part
immerse, plungethrust or throw into
ingrain, grainThoroughly work in
interpenetrate, permeatepenetrate mutually or be interlocked
ooze throughRun slowly and gradually
percolate, sink in, permeate, filterPass through
permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddleSpread or diffuse through
piercemake a hole into
pierce, thrustpenetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
piercecut or make a way through
poke intoEnter briefly
probe, dig into, poke intoExamine physically with or as if with a probe
sneak in, creep inEnter surreptitiously
storm, forceTake by force
strikepierce with force
tunnelForce a way / way through
Broaderenter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move intoTo come or go into
Spanishadentrarse, penetrar, profundizar
Catalanaprofundir, penetrar, profunditzar
Nounspenetratoran intruder who passes into or through (often by overcoming resistance / resistance)
English > penetrate: 7 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningCome to understand.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsfathom, bottom
Broaderunderstandknow and comprehend the nature or meaning / meaning of
Spanishllegar al fondo, penetrar, profundizar, sondear
Catalanapregonar, aprofundir, penetrar, profunditzar
Adjectivespenetrativehaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
Nounspenetrationclear or deep perception of a situation
English > penetrate: 7 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningBecome clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions.
PatternSomething ----s
Example "she was penetrated with sorrow"
Synonymsclick, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, fall into place
Cause tounderstandknow and comprehend the nature or meaning / meaning of
Spanishhaga clic en, penetrar
English > penetrate: 7 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningEnter a group or organization in order to spy on the members.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonyminfiltrate
Broaderjoin, fall in, get togetherBecome part of
Spanishinfiltrarse, infiltrar
English > penetrate: 7 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaningmake one's way deeper into or through.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest"
Broaderadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Nounspenetrationthe ability to make way into or through something
English > penetrate: 7 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaninginsert / insert the penis into the vagina or anus of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Did the molester penetrate the child?"
Broaderinsert, infix, enter, introduceput or introduce into something
Spanishpenetrar
Nounspenetrationthe act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman
English > penetrate: 7 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningSpread or diffuse through.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "music penetrated the entire building"
Synonymspermeate, pervade, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddle
Narrowerspiritize, spiritiseimbue with a spirit / spirit / spirit / spirit
Broaderpenetrate, perforatePass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
Spanishdifundirse, extenderse, permear
Adjectivespenetrativetending to penetrate

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