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Noun traverse has 4 senses
  1. trave, traverse, crossbeam, crosspiece - a horizontal beam that extends across something
    --1 is a kind of beam
  2. transom, traverse - a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
    --2 is a kind of crosspiece
  3. traversal, traverse - taking a zigzag path on skis
    --3 is a kind of crossing
    --3 is a part of skiing
  4. traversal, traverse - travel across
    --4 is a kind of peregrination
    Derived form: verb traverse1
Verb traverse has 3 senses
  1. traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across - travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
    --1 is one way to pass, go through, go across
    Derived forms: noun traverse4, noun traverser1, noun traversal2
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. cross, traverse, span, sweep - to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"
    --2 is one way to cover, extend
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. traverse, deny - deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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