penetrate[ pen-i-treyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF penetrate
Synonyms for penetrate
- go through
- pass through
- barge in
- blow in
- break in
- breeze in
- bust in
- eat through
- filter in
- get in
- make a hole
- make an entrance
- pop in
- run into
- sink into
- stick into
Antonyms for penetrate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PENETRATE
Into the darker secrets of the Book of Wishes we will not penetrate.
Does a newspaper, even the ubiquitous Petit Journal, penetrate into these solitudes?
Angelique repeated the word very slowly, as if to penetrate its meaning.
This hole is to enable the syrup to penetrate the inside of the lemons.
Nowadays, when one strives to penetrate things one is confounded.
But the formal exterior of that petty pompous man I cannot penetrate.
How eagerly did my glance endeavour to penetrate the smoky distance!
We have found a substance that no ray, no electro-bullet can penetrate.
He tried to remember it—tried to penetrate the disguise—but he could not.
This is as far as the most instructed have ever been able to penetrate.
1520s, from Latin penetratus, past participle of penetrare "to put or get into, enter into," related to penitus "within, inmost," penus "innermost part of a temple, store of food," penates "household gods." Related: Penetrated; penetrating.