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Synonyms for penetrate

Synonyms for (verb) penetrate

Synonyms: fathom, penetrate, bottom Definition: come to understand

Similar words: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

Synonyms: penetrate, perforate Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest

Similar words: move into, get in, get into, go in, go into, enter, come in Definition: to come or go into Usage: the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

Synonyms: diffuse, penetrate, permeate, pervade, interpenetrate, imbue, riddle Definition: spread or diffuse through Usage: An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration; music penetrated the entire building; His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

Similar words: penetrate, perforate Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest

Synonyms: penetrate Definition: insert the penis into the vagina or anus of Usage: Did the molester penetrate the child?

Similar words: enter, infix, insert, introduce Definition: put or introduce into something Usage: insert a picture into the text

Synonyms: penetrate Definition: make one's way deeper into or through Usage: The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest

Similar words: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense Usage: Time marches on

Synonyms: penetrate, infiltrate Definition: enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members Usage: The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor

Similar words: fall in, get together, join Definition: become part of; become a member of a group or organization Usage: He joined the Communist Party as a young man