HyperDic: transgress

English > 4 senses of the word transgress:
VERBsocialtransgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, breakact in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
stativetransgressspread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline
socialtransgress, sin, trespasscommit a sin
motiontransgress, trespass, oversteppass beyond (limits or boundaries)
transgress > pronunciation
Soundstraenzgreh's
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > transgress: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningAct in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsoffend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break
Narrowerconflict, run afoul, infringe, contravenego against, as of rules and laws
drop the ball, sin, blunder, boob, goofCommit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
sin, transgress, trespasscommit a sin
trespassbreak the law
trespass, intrudeEnter unlawfully on someone's property
Broaderdisrespectshow a lack of respect for
Oppositeobserve, keepconform one's action or practice to
Spanishinsultar, ofender, transgredir, violar, vulnerar
Catalaninsultar, transgredir, vulnerar
Nounstransgressionthe act of transgressing
transgressorsomeone who transgresses
English > transgress: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningspread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island"
Broaderspread, overspreadspread across or over
Nounstransgressionthe spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata
English > transgress: 4 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningcommit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymssin, trespass
NarrowerfallYield to temptation or sin
Broadertransgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, breakAct in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
Spanishpecar
Catalanpecar
Nounstransgressionthe act of transgressing
English > transgress: 4 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningPass beyond (limits or boundaries) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstrespass, overstep
Broaderpassgo across or through
Spanishtransgredir, traspasar
Nounstransgressionthe action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit

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