Synonyms of penetration


1. penetration, incursion, attack, onslaught, onset, onrush

usage: an attack that penetrates into enemy territory

2. penetration, insight, perception

usage: clear or deep perception of a situation

3. penetration, entrance, entering, entry, ingress, incoming

usage: the act of entering into or through something; "the penetration of upper management by women"

4. penetration, ability

usage: the ability to make way into or through something; "the greater penetration of the new projectiles will result in greater injuries"

5. penetration, depth, deepness

usage: the depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target)

6. penetration, sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledge

usage: the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman

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