Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun traverse

4 senses of traverse

Sense 1
trave, traverse, crossbeam, crosspiece -- (a horizontal beam that extends across something)
       => beam -- (long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction)

Sense 2
transom, traverse -- (a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it)
       => crosspiece -- (a transverse brace)

Sense 3
traversal, traverse -- (taking a zigzag path on skis)
       => crossing -- (traveling across)

Sense 4
traversal, traverse -- (travel across)
       => travel, traveling, travelling -- (the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb traverse

3 senses of traverse

Sense 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")
       => pass, go through, go across -- (go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind")

Sense 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")
       => cover, continue, extend -- (span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles")

Sense 3
traverse, deny -- (deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit)

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