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Another word for traverse

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Verb
  1. To go across

      1. The act of passing over, across, or through; passage.
      2. Conveyance of people or goods from one place to another, especially on a local public transportation system.
      3. The system or vehicles used for such conveyance.
      1. A mark or succession of marks left by something that has passed.
      2. A path, route, or course indicated by such marks:
      3. A path along which something moves; a course:
      1. To move on or ahead; proceed:
      2. To extend; run:
      3. To move by or in front of something:
      1. An upright post with a transverse piece near the top, on which condemned persons were executed in ancient times.
      2. The cross upon which Jesus was crucified.
      3. A crucifix.
    See also:

    move

  2. To move in a zigzag manner, as on a ski slope

      1. A line or course that proceeds by sharp turns in alternating directions.
      2. One of a series of such sharp turns.
      3. Something, such as a road or design, that exhibits one or a series of sharp turns.
    See also:

    rise

    move

  3. To move, as a gun, laterally

      1. A device that joins two parts in a way that allows one part to turn without turning the other.
      2. To turn or rotate on a swivel or an axis.
      3. To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
      1. A short rod or shaft on which a related part rotates or swings.
      2. A person or thing on which something depends; the central or crucial factor:
      3. The act of turning on a pivot.
    See also:

    move

  4. To look at carefully or critically

  5. To take a stand against

      1. To take action in opposition to; try to eliminate, reduce, or stop:
      2. To take action to defeat or thwart (an invading or occupying military force).
      3. To remain unaltered, undamaged, or unaffected by; withstand:
      1. To be or act in contention or conflict with:
      2. To be hostile or resistant to; try to prevent:
      3. To set as an opposite in position:
      1. To argue about; debate:
      2. To argue or debate with (someone).
      3. To question the truth or validity of; doubt:
      1. A struggle for superiority or victory between rivals:
      2. A competition, especially one in which entrants perform separately and are rated by judges:
      3. To compete or strive for; struggle to gain or control:
      1. A call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition:
      2. An act or statement of defiance; a call to confrontation:
      3. A demand for explanation or justification; a calling into question:
      1. A male deer.
      2. The male of various other mammals, such as antelopes, kangaroos, mice, or rabbits.
      3. Antelope considered as a group:
    See also:

    support

  6. To refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of

    See also:

    affirm

Noun
  1. Something that impedes or prevents entry or passage

      1. An upright structure of masonry, wood, plaster, or other building material serving to enclose, divide, or protect an area, especially a vertical construction forming an inner partition or exterior siding of a building.
      2. A continuous structure of masonry or other material forming a rampart and built for defensive purposes.
      3. A structure of stonework, cement, or other material built to retain a flow of water.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. A dead or partly dead tree that is still standing.
      2. A tree or a part of a tree that is sunken in or protrudes above a body of water and is a danger to navigation.
      3. A snaggletooth.
      1. Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
      2. The act of obstructing:
      3. The condition of being obstructed:
      1. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
      1. Something that impedes; a hindrance or obstruction.
      2. Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
      3. A physical defect, especially one that interferes with speech.
      1. A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
      2. A race in which a series of such barriers must be jumped without the competitors' breaking their stride.
      3. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
      1. The act of hindering:
      2. The condition of being hindered.
      3. Something that hinders; an impediment.
      1. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
      2. Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
      1. An obstruction or hindrance.
      2. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
      3. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
      1. The act of obstructing.
      2. An obstruction.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
      2. Something immaterial that obstructs or impedes:
      3. A membrane, tissue, or mechanism that blocks the passage of certain substances.
      1. A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
      2. A usually temporary structure set up to restrict or control the movement of people or conveyances:
      3. Something that serves as an obstacle; a barrier:
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
    See also:

    open

    help

Adjective
  1. Situated or lying across

    See also:

    horizontal

Another word for traverse

Verb
      1. An opening between two rooms, especially a shelved space between a kitchen and dining room that is used for passing food.
      2. A route through which something is permitted to pass.
      3. A financial security collateralized by a portfolio of mortgages or other loans, the income from which is passed through an intermediary before being distributed to investors in fixed payments.
      1. Alternative spelling of cross over.
      2. Alternative form of crossover.
      3. (intransitive) To pass from one side or area, physical or abstract, to another.
    See also:

    cross