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penetrate

 
Verb penetrate has 7 senses
  1. penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
    --1 is one way to enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into
    Derived form: noun penetrator1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. penetrate, fathom, bottom - come to understand
    --2 is one way to understand
    Derived form: noun penetration2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into place - become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. infiltrate, penetrate - enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members; "The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"
    --4 is one way to join, fall in, get together
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. penetrate - make one's way deeper into ar through; "The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest"
    --5 is one way to
    advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
    Derived form: noun penetration4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  6. penetrate - insert the penis into the vagina or anus of; "Did the molester penetrate the child?"
    --6 is one way to
    insert, infix, enter, introduce
    Derived form: noun penetration6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue - spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"
    --7 is one way to penetrate, perforate
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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