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Synonyms for traverse
trəˈvɜrs, ˈtræv ərs; ˈtræv ərs, trəˈvɜrs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trave, traverse, crossbeam, crosspiece(noun)

    a horizontal beam that extends across something

    traversal, trave, transom, crossbeam, crosspiece

  2. transom, traverse(noun)

    a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it

    traversal, fanlight, transom, crosspiece, crossbeam, transom window, trave

  3. traversal, traverse(noun)

    taking a zigzag path on skis

    traversal, trave, transom, crossbeam, crosspiece

  4. traversal, traverse(verb)

    travel across

    traversal, trave, transom, crossbeam, crosspiece

  5. traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across(verb)

    travel across or pass over

    "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

    pass across, sweep, chase after, overcompensate, handle, cut through, deal, shroud, continue, come home, span, comprehend, embrace, hybridize, interbreed, encompass, cut across, address, give chase, get over, spoil, get well, surmount, go after, crosscut, pass through, plow, skip over, intersect, put over, tail, insure, brood, foil, penetrate, tag, master, trail, get through, click, report, transit, wipe, hide, frustrate, sink in, scotch, bounce back, overcome, compensate, cross, breed, underwrite, chase, move through, subdue, baffle, pass over, spread over, enshroud, jump, overlay, skip, overfly, track, cover, extend, wrap up, cover up, deny, incubate, crossbreed, dawn, thwart, bilk, get across, treat, hybridise, dog, hatch, fall into place

  6. cross, traverse, span, sweep(verb)

    to cover or extend over an area or time period

    "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"

    sail, cut through, get over, scotch, swing out, frustrate, spoil, cut across, foil, drag, sweep up, span, hybridize, brush, thwart, tangle, crossbreed, baffle, sweep, intersect, broom, pass over, swing, drag in, cover, cross, hybridise, get across, deny, embroil, bilk, track, interbreed

  7. traverse, deny(verb)

    deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit

    cover, cut across, refuse, cross, sweep, span, deny, get over, cut through, get across, track, pass over, abnegate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. traverse

    cross, thwart, obstruct, survey, explore

    pass, omit, sanction, permit, overlook, disregard, elude, avoid, pretermit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. traverse(v. a.)


  2. traverse(v. a.)

    thwart, obstruct

  3. traverse(v. a.)

    pass, travel over, wander over

  4. traverse(v. a.)

    (Law.) deny

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "traverse":

    crosses, cross

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  1. Rob Hentschel:

    Board Vice Chair Ron Clous did not break any rules or laws in what Board Vice Chair Ron Clous did, the claims of intimidation are greatly exaggerated. The speaker has been a regular commenter for over 2 years who has often criticized but always been welcomed by the Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners.

  2. Jinlene Chan:

    Throughout -- from every single point the vaccine has to traverse -- we have to maintain it at that temperature. Otherwise, there is a risk of some degradation and the vaccine possibly becoming less effective, we need to make sure that there is some capability to store it appropriately until it is ready to use.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    The highly inspired, encounter less obstacles and traverse mountains easier than others on their path through life.” It seems to me that inspiration theoretically enhances one’s ability traversing difficulties as they move toward a goal. The highly inspired, encounter less obstacles and traverse mountains easier than others on their path through life. They appear to view roadblocks and detours as normal life events and in many cases move through them unscathed and undeterred. While the obstacles exist as they would for anyone else, they don’t view them in the same manner.

  4. David Schenker:

    Israel, like Jordan, is susceptible to the problem that all the states in the region are, regardless of if you can secure your borders, the ideology can traverse.

  5. Superintendent Rob Neu:

    This is the first in a series of tough decisions ahead as we traverse through this very difficult financial time.

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