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Synonyms of transgress

Verb


1. transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break, disrespect

usage: act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise"

2. transgress, spread, overspread

usage: spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline; "The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island"

3. sin, transgress, trespass, transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break

usage: commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law

4. transgress, trespass, overstep, pass, go through, go across

usage: pass beyond (limits or boundaries)

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