To refuse or fail to obey
To violate a moral or divine law
To fail to fulfill (a promise) or conform to (a regulation)
Satellite photos can uncover those who would transgress the rules.
Visconti Venosta is believed, however, to have obtained from France a formal declaration that France would not transgress the limits assigned to her influence by the convention.
They protested that they would rather die than dare to transgress the wisdom of the laws; and Pilate yielded.
To transgress these limits is to assail faith" (Dogmatik, p. 348).
The man who breaks the law is himself a product of social evolution and cannot be regarded as solely responsible for his disposition to transgress.