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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. penetrate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. penetrate: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. penetrate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. penetrate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. penetrate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. penetrate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Penetrate, penetrate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. penetrate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. penetrate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. penetrate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. penetrate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. penetrate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. penetrate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. penetrate: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. penetrate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. penetrate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Penetrate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Penetrate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. penetrate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. penetrate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. penetrate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. penetrate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. penetrate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. penetrate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. penetrate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. penetrate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. penetrate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. penetrate: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. penetrate: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penetrate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. penetrate: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. penetrate: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. penetrate: Idioms [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Penetrate: Sports Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (penetrate)

verb:  come to understand
verb:  pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance ("The bullet penetrated her chest")
verb:  insert the penis into the vagina or anus of ("Did the molester penetrate the child?")
verb:  make one's way deeper into ar through ("The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest")
verb:  enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
verb:  spread or diffuse through ("Music penetrated the entire building")
verb:  become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions ("She was penetrated with sorrow")

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Words similar to penetrate:   bottom, click, dawn, enter, fathom, penetrated, penetrating, break through, come home, come through, fall into place, get across, get through, sink in, more...

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