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Another word for penetrate

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Verb
  1. To pass into or through by overcoming resistance

      1. To pierce with a pointed object.
      2. To reduce or put an end to, as if by a puncture
      3. To be pierced or punctured:
      1. To affect sharply the senses or feelings of
      2. To cut or pass through with or as if with a sharp instrument; stab or penetrate.
      3. To pass into or through as a pointed instrument does; penetrate; stab
      1. To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
      2. To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
      3. To pass into or through something.
      1. To write or put in:
      2. To get (a person, etc.) admitted
      3. To go to or occupy in order to claim possession of (land).
      1. To lessen the force or effect of:
      2. To fail to conform to; violate:
      3. To cause to give up a habit:
    See also:

    enter

  2. To come or go into (a place)

Another word for penetrate

Verb
  1. To pierce

  2. To permeate

      1. To pass slowly through small openings or pores; ooze:
      2. To leak, drip, or flow out slowly through small openings or pores; ooze
      3. To enter, depart, or become diffused gradually:
      1. To enter or take up positions in gradually or surreptitiously, as for purposes of espionage or takeover:
      2. To penetrate, or cause to penetrate (a region or group) gradually or stealthily, so as to attack or to seize control from within
      3. To pass, or cause (individual troops) to pass, through weak places in the enemy's lines in order to attack the enemy's flanks or rear
      1. To come or go into:
      2. To place formally on record; submit:
      3. To write or put in:
    See also:

    filter

  3. To understand

      1. To determine the depth of; sound.
      2. To penetrate to the meaning or nature of; comprehend.
      3. To get to the bottom of; understand thoroughly
      1. To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
      2. To take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp.
      3. To grasp mentally; understand
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. ​To understand.
      3. To reach for and try to seize
      1. To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
      2. To achieve understanding of; apprehend:
      3. To cause or allow the mind to become aware of (a stimulus):
      1. To perceive or recognize the difference
      2. To separate (a thing) mentally from another or others; recognize as separate or different
      3. To perceive with the eyes; detect or distinguish:
    See also:

    understand