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What does "Transgress" mean?

Definition

(v. i.) To offend against the law; to sin (v. t.) Hence, to overpass, as any prescribed as the /imit of duty; to break or violate, as a law, civil or moral (v. t.) To offend against; to vex (v. t.) To pass over or beyond; to surpass


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


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


Word Family trangresses, transgressed, transgressing, transgression, transgressions, transgressive, transgressively