traverse

Definition of traverse

noun:

  • a horizontal beam that extends across something. Synonyms: crossbeam, crosspiece, trave.
  • a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it. Synonyms: transom.
  • taking a zigzag path on skis. Synonyms: traversal.
  • travel across. Synonyms: traversal.

verb:

  • travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day". Synonyms: cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track.
  • to cover or extend over an area or time period; ,; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres", "The novel spans three centuries". Synonyms: cross, span, sweep.
  • deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit. Synonyms: deny.

Related words

bridge, course, crisscross, drive, ford, hop, jaywalk, stride, take, tramp, walk.

Words nearby traverse

traverser.

Start with traverse

traversers, traverser, traverses, traversed.

More information about traverse

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • traverse is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 11 points
  • traverse is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 11 points
  • traverse is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 12 points
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