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Definition 1: taking a zigzag path on skis - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for traverse in the sense of this definition

(traverse is a kind of ...) traveling across

(... is part of traverse) a sport in which participants must travel on skis

Definition 2: travel across - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for traverse in the sense of this definition

(traverse is a kind of ...) the act of going from one place to another

"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"

Definition 3: a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for traverse in the sense of this definition

(traverse is a kind of ...) a transverse brace

Definition 4: a horizontal beam that extends across something - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for traverse in the sense of this definition

(traverse is a kind of ...) long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

Definition 5: deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for traverse in the sense of this definition

(traverse belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system

"he studied law at Yale"

Definition 6: travel across or pass over - [verb of motion]

Samples where traverse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Synonyms for traverse in the sense of this definition

(traverse is a kind of ...) go across or through

"We passed the point where the police car had parked" "A terrible thought went through his mind"

(... is a kind of traverse ) cross on foot

"We had to tramp the creeks"

(... is a kind of traverse ) move swiftly through or over

"ships coursing the Atlantic"

(... is a kind of traverse ) proceed along in a vehicle

"We drive the turnpike to work"

(... is a kind of traverse ) cross the road at a red light

(... is a kind of traverse ) cross over on a bridge

(... is a kind of traverse ) cross a river where it's shallow

(... is a kind of traverse ) cross in a pattern, often random

(... is a kind of traverse ) traverse or cover by walking

"Walk the tightrope" "Paul walked the streets of Damascus" "She walks 3 miles every day"

(... is a kind of traverse ) cover or traverse by taking long steps

"She strode several miles towards the woods"

(... is a kind of traverse ) traverse as if by a short airplane trip

"Hop the Pacific Ocean"

Definition 7: to cover or extend over an area or time period - [verb of stative]

Samples where traverse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Rivers traverse the valley floor
  • The parking lot spans 3 acres
  • The novel spans three centuries

Synonyms for traverse in the sense of this definition

(traverse is a kind of ...) span an interval of distance, space or time

"The war extended over five years" "The period covered the turn of the century" "My land extends over the hills on the horizon" "This farm covers some 200 acres" "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"

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