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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Pass beyond limits or boundaries; act in disregard of laws and rules.

Usage examples (33)
  • When a member has the floor, the chairman cannot interrupt him . . . so long as he does not transgress any of the rules of the assembly.
  • Today, "transgress" carries an echo of resist, also an always popular notion.
  • Not a day passes by, in which we do not transgress
  • I am obliged to transgress, and write myself in the mean time, for more
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