traverse
[ trav-ers ]
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Part of SpeechverbOrigin + Etymology
Middle English; from the Old French traverser, from the late Latin traversare; the noun is from the Old French travers (masculine), traverse (feminine), partly based on traverser
Synonyms
verb
crossspanbridgecover
Antonyms
verb
stay
Definition
verbto pass or move over, along, or through
Examples
verbA) She was scared to traverse the wobbly bridge on her bicycle. B) Although he didn't like to, he would traverse the busy road every day on his way to work.
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