transgress


transgress

verb

Definition of TRANSGRESS

1
to commit an offense <I didn't realize I was transgressing when I told your sister she looked like she had lost weight>
Near Antonyms forgive, justify, pardon; regret, repent, rue
2
to fail to keep <don't even think about transgressing the drug laws of that Asian country, for punishments are severe and there's nothing that our government can do to intervene>
Near Antonyms defer (to), serve, submit (to), surrender (to), yield (to); attend, hear, heed, listen (to), mark, note, notice, regard, watch
Antonyms comply (with), conform (to), follow, mind, obey, observe

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