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  • verbpierce; get through physically
  • verbunderstand or be understood

synonyms for penetrate

  • crack
  • drill
  • enter
  • go through
  • infiltrate
  • invade
  • pass through
  • permeate
  • pervade
  • puncture
  • seep
  • access
  • bayonet
  • bore
  • charge
  • come
  • diffuse
  • drive
  • encroach
  • force
  • gore
  • impale
  • insert
  • insinuate
  • introduce
  • jab
  • knife
  • percolate
  • perforate
  • prick
  • probe
  • ream
  • saturate
  • spear
  • stab
  • suffuse
  • thrust
  • trespass
  • barge in
  • blow in
  • break in
  • breeze in
  • bust in
  • eat through
  • filter in
  • get in
  • ingress
  • make a hole
  • make an entrance
  • pop in
  • run into
  • sink into
  • stick into
See also synonyms for: penetrated / penetrates / penetrating
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antonyms for penetrate

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  • surrender
  • yield
  • retreat
  • exit
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misunderstand
  • take out
  • withdraw
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It also helps to penetrate the local market by focusing on local SEO.
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She complied out of fear, she testified, and Salsman allegedly penetrated her without consent.
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Although Dunn didn’t directly participate, he said members of his Boogaloo faction helped fire up the crowd and “may” have penetrated the building.
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If light can’t easily penetrate through the mask, it’s likely an effective one.
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He made language as potent as science in penetrating the mysteries.
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What this says about teaching is yet to be fully explored, but Twomey’s research suggests that our teaching systems aren’t penetrating the depths of our reading brains.
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“Creditas is still in the early innings of penetrating the huge untapped secured lending market in Brazil and Mexico” says Paulo Passoni, Managing Partner of Softbank Latam fund, in a statement.
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Since microwaves can’t penetrate very far into food, and the waves don’t contact the food evenly, only certain parts heat quickly.
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Meanwhile, a group of researchers from Cornell have used the consortium’s computing boost to simulate for the first time precisely how and where the virus penetrates the human cell.
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WORDS RELATED TO PENETRATE

  • afflicted
  • annoyed
  • bent one's ear
  • bothered
  • burned out
  • cloyed
  • discomforted
  • dragged
  • exhausted
  • fatigued
  • irked
  • irritated
  • jaded
  • palled
  • pestered
  • put to sleep
  • sent to sleep
  • talked one's ear off
  • tired
  • troubled
  • turned one off
  • vexed
  • was tedious
  • wearied
  • wore
  • wore out
  • worried
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.