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Synonyms for transgress
trænsˈgrɛs, trænz-trans·gress

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. transgress

    To break is to divide sharply, with severance of particles, as by a blow or strain. To burst is to break by pressure from within, as a bombshell, but it is used also for the result of violent force otherwise exerted; as, to burst in a door, where the door yields as if to an explosion. To crush is to break by pressure from without, as an egg-shell. To crack is to break without complete severance of parts; a cracked cup or mirror may still hold together. Fracture has a somewhat similar sense. In a fractured limb, the ends of the broken bone may be separated, tho both portions are still retained within the common muscular tissue. A shattered object is broken suddenly and in numerous directions; as, a vase is shattered by a blow, a building by an earthquake. A shivered glass is broken into numerous minute, needle-like fragments. To smash is to break thoroughly to pieces with a crashing sound by some sudden act of violence; a watch once smashed will scarcely be worth repair. To split is to cause wood to crack or part in the way of the grain, and is applied to any other case where a natural tendency to separation is enforced by an external cause; as, to split a convention or a party. To demolish is to beat down, as a mound, building, fortress, etc.; to destroy is to put by any process beyond restoration physically, mentally, or morally; to destroy an army is so to shatter and scatter it that it can not be rallied or reassembled as a fighting force. Compare REND.

    Synonyms:
    bankrupt, break, burst, cashier, crack, crush, demolish, destroy, fracture, rend, rive, rupture, sever, shatter, shiver, smash, split, sunder

    Antonyms:
    attach, bind, fasten, join, mend, secure, solder, unite, weld

    Preposition:
    Break to pieces, or in pieces, into several pieces (when the object is thought of as divided rather than shattered); break with a friend; from or away from a suppliant; break into a house; out of prison; break across one's knee; break through a hedge; break in upon one's retirement; break over the rules; break on or upon the shore, against the rocks.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. transgress

    Synonyms:
    break, violate, pass, disobey, contravene, sin, offend, infringe, trespass

    Antonyms:
    observe, keep, obey, fulfil, respect

Princeton's WordNet

  1. transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, breakverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    crack, break away, plunder, soften, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, spite, part, collapse, disclose, die, ruin, founder, weaken, rape, outrage, discover, trespass, snap off, stop, go, demote, wear out, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, spoil, offend, appal, wound, overstep, relegate, bring out, violate, hurt, divulge, pause, break-dance, assault, get around, ravish, cave in, let on, buck, pique, desecrate, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, dishonour, better, gap, burst, injure, break off, dishonor, bust, erupt, bruise, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, scandalise, fall apart, kick downstairs, scandalize, profane, fracture, break down, shock, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, give way, sin, expose, break, go bad, discontinue, despoil, intermit, get out, appall, wear

  2. transgressverb

    spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline

    "The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island"

    Synonyms:
    violate, breach, overstep, infract, offend, trespass, sin, break, go against

  3. sin, transgress, trespassverb

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

    Synonyms:
    violate, breach, overstep, intrude, infract, goof, boob, offend, trespass, drop the ball, sin, break, blunder, go against, take advantage

  4. transgress, trespass, overstepverb

    pass beyond (limits or boundaries)

    Synonyms:
    violate, intrude, go against, sin, exceed, break, trespass, overstep, take advantage, top, breach, go past, offend, infract, transcend, pass

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. transgressverb

    Synonyms:
    exceed, transcend, pass, overstop, overpass, go beyond, pass over

  2. transgressverb

    Synonyms:
    disobey, infringe, break, contravene, set at nought

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. transgressverb

    Synonyms:
    violate, infringe, disregard

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How to use transgress in a sentence?

  1. Abigail Neely:

    There is a special energy around this, it's designed to transgress the boundaries between disciplines in an effort to do some really deep, sustained critical thinking about some of the most important issues in the country and world at this moment.

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    Unjust laws exist: shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded, or shall we transgress them at once?


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