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Synonyms for traverse
trəˈvɜrs, ˈtræv ərs; ˈtræv ərs, trəˈvɜrstra·verse

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. traverse

    cross, thwart, obstruct, survey, explore

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trave, traverse, crossbeam, crosspiecenoun

    a horizontal beam that extends across something

    traversal, trave, transom, crossbeam, crosspiece

  2. transom, traversenoun

    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, traversenoun

    taking a zigzag path on skis

    traversal, trave, transom, crossbeam, crosspiece

  4. traversal, traverseverb

    travel across

    traversal, trave, transom, crossbeam, crosspiece

  5. traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut acrossverb

    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, sweepverb

    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, denyverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. traverseverb


  2. traverseverb

    thwart, obstruct

  3. traverseverb

    pass, travel over, wander over

  4. traverseverb

    (Law.) deny

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "traverse":

    crosses, cross

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  1. Superintendent Rob Neu:

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

  2. Duncan Greatwood:

    The greatest benefits will come with great levels of interconnectedness, allowing an artificial intelligence app to determine exactly which street lights should be brightened as cyclists traverse along local bike paths or having smart stop signs communicate with autonomous vehicles.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Our character is not defined by the struggles and conflicts we traverse in life, nor by wins and losses; but instead, by the battles we dare to fight.

  4. Gretchen Half Whitmer:

    If you dont live in these regions...think long and hard before you take a trip into them, a small spike could put the hospital system in dire straits pretty quickly. Thats precisely why were asking everyone to continue doing their part. Dont descend on [waterfront] Traverse City from all regions of the state.

  5. 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.

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