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verb as in pass or move over, along, or through

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Example Sentences

As the hurts are revealed, they offer unexpected insights that traverse generations.

Yesterday, that space was traversed by a rioter carrying a Confederate flag.

From Time

As Ellie Mae’s numbers show, the convergence of the lockdown and bargain home loans is luring customers to traverse far more of the passage online.

From Fortune

Big city races are off the cards for 2020, which helps explain the explosion in runners trying to clock the fastest known time traversing everything from the Appalachian Trail to the road through Central Park.

More than 800 years ago, Indigenous people in South America traversed more than 7,000 kilometers of open sea to reach eastern Polynesia, a new study suggests.

He was known to traverse Brooklyn to visit somebody a decade older than himself in a nursing home.

The heat makes beads of sweat run down your armpits and traverse your hips before dampening your drawers.

Extend your Fourth of July vacation with a trip to Traverse City, also known as the “cherry capital of the world.”

Elizabeth Banks stars as a woman who has to traverse a city after losing her wallet post-one-night stand.

Maps are enormous, and players have to traverse huge amounts of terrain.

The streets, as I have already mentioned, are tolerably lively: peculiar omnibuses and cabriolets traverse them frequently.

The onward path would then lead through a void which it would require years to traverse.

Cakes of dates pounded and kneaded together are the food of the Arabs who traverse the deserts.

Breaking camp, we encountered rich bottom-lands, difficult to traverse because of the rain.

For greater secrecy of movement, we divided into small parties, aiming to traverse different roads.


On this page you'll find 149 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to traverse, such as: criss-cross, cross, cut across, pass through, roam, and span.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.