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Synonym of Penetrate

Penetrate Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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penetrate
Synonyms and related words:
affect, auger, be glimpsed, be hep to, be on to, be realized, be remembered, be wise to, benumb, bespread, besprinkle, bite, bore, breathe, brew, broach, catch on to, charge, chill, color, come across, come alive, come home to, come in, come through, comprehend, countersink, crawl with, creep with, cut, dawn on, decoct, descry, diffuse, dig, discern, discover, dredge, drill, drive, dye, ease in, empierce, encroach, enter, entincture, extend throughout, fathom, figure out, fill, find out, fix, flavor, freeze, frost, frostbite, gain entree, get, get across, get at, get into, get over, get through, get to, go deep, go in, go into, go through, go through one, gore, gouge, gouge out, grasp, hit, hole, honeycomb, imbrue, imbue, impale, impregnate, infiltrate, infuse, ingress, inject, inoculate, insert, insinuate, instill, interject, interpenetrate, interpolate, introduce, intromit, invade, jab, knife, lance, leave no void, leaven, make an entrance, make an impression, make out, make way into, melt, melt the heart, move, needle, never be forgotten, nip, numb, obsess, occupy, overrun, overspread, overswarm, pass through, perceive, percolate, perforate, perfuse, permeate, pervade, pierce, pink, plumb, pop in, prick, probe, punch, puncture, put in, rankle, reach, ream, ream out, refrigerate, register, riddle, run through, saturate, season, see, see daylight, see into, see the light, see through, seep in, sense, set in, sink in, skewer, slip in, smart, soak in, soften, spear, spike, spit, stab, steep, stick, stick in, sting, stir, strike, suffuse, swarm with, tap, teem with, temper, throw in, tincture, tinge, touch, touch a chord, transfix, transfuse, transpierce, trepan, trephine, trespass, tuck in, tumble to, uncover, understand, unravel, whip in, wise up to, work out
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
penetrate

Verb
1. pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
(synonym) perforate
(hypernym) enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into
(hyponym) probe, dig into, poke into
(derivation) penetrator
2. come to understand
(synonym) fathom, bottom
(hypernym) understand
(derivation) penetration, insight
3. become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"
(synonym) click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, fall into place
(cause) understand
4. enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members; "The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"
(synonym) infiltrate
(hypernym) join, fall in, get together
5. make one's way deeper into ar through; "The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest"
(hypernym) advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
(derivation) penetration
6. insert the penis into the vagina or anus of; "Did the molester penetrate the child?"
(hypernym) insert, infix, enter, introduce
(derivation) penetration
7. spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"
(synonym) permeate, pervade, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue
(hypernym) perforate
(hyponym) spiritize, spiritise

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