HyperDic: traverse

English > 7 senses of the word traverse:
VERBmotiontraverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut acrosstravel across or pass over
stativetraverse, cross, span, sweepto cover or extend over an area or time period
communicationtraverse, denydeny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
NOUNartifacttraverse, trave, crossbeam, crosspiecea horizontal beam that extends across something
artifacttraverse, transoma horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
acttraverse, traversaltaking a zigzag path on skis
acttraverse, traversaltravel across
traverse > pronunciation
Soundstrae'vers; trahver's
Rhymesadverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > traverse: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA horizontal beam that extends across something.
Synonymstrave, crossbeam, crosspiece
Broaderbeamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
Spanishbarrote, sopanda, trave, travesaño, viga transversal
Catalantravessa
English > traverse: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it.
Synonymtransom
BroadercrosspieceA transverse brace
Spanishtravesaño en cruz
English > traverse: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningTaking a zigzag path on skis.
Synonymtraversal
Part ofskiingA sport in which participants must travel on skis
Broadercrossingtraveling across
Spanishdescenso en zigzag, escalada oblicua, travesía
Catalantravessada, travessia
English > traverse: 7 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningtravel across.
Synonymtraversal
Broadertravel, traveling, travellingThe act of going from one place to another
Spanishtravesía
Catalantravessa
Verbstraversetravel across or pass over
English > traverse: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTravel across or pass over.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymstrack, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
Narrowerbridgecross over on a bridge
courseMove swiftly through or over
crisscrosscross in a pattern, often random
drive, takeproceed along in a vehicle
fordcross a river where it's shallow
hopTraverse as if by a short airplane trip
jaywalkcross the road at a red light
strideCover or traverse by taking long steps
trampcross on foot
walktraverse or cover by walking
Broaderpassgo across or through
Spanishatravesar, cruzar
Catalancreuar, travessar
Nounstraversal, traversetravel across
traversersomeone who moves or passes across
English > traverse: 7 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningTo cover or extend over an area or time period.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"
Synonymscross, span, sweep
Broadercover, continue, extendspan an interval / interval of distance, space or time
Spanishabarcar
Catalanabraçar, comprendre, encreuar-se
English > traverse: 7 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningdeny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdeny
Categorylaw, practice of lawThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system
Spanishdenegar
Catalandenegar

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