Definition of transgress


  • act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity", "violate the basic laws or human civilization", "break a law", "break a promise". Synonyms: breach, break, go against, infract, offend, violate. Antonyms: keep.
  • spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline; "The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island".
  • commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law. Synonyms: sin, trespass.
  • pass beyond (limits or boundaries). Synonyms: overstep, trespass.

Related words

blunder, boob, conflict, contravene, fall, goof, infringe, intrude, sin, trespass.

Rhymes with transgress

abs, acquiesce, address, aggress, assess, bless, bs, caress, chess, coalesce, compress, confess, convalesce, cps, cress, depress, des, digress, dispossess, distress.

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transgressing, transgresses, transgressors, transgression, transgressions, transgressed, transgressive, transgressor.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • transgress is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 11 points
  • transgress is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 11 points
  • transgress is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 13 points
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