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One entry found for transgress.
Main Entry: trans·gress
Pronunciation: tran(t)s-primarystressgres, tranz-
Function: verb
Etymology: from early French transgresser "to transgress," from Latin transgressus, past participle of transgredi "to step across or beyond," from trans- "across, beyond" and gradi "to step"
1 : to go beyond limits set by : VIOLATE <transgress divine law>
2 : to pass beyond or go over a limit or boundary
3 : to violate a command or law
- trans·gres·sive /-primarystressgres-iv/ adjective
- trans·gres·sor /-primarystressgres-schwar/ noun

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