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Meaning & Definition of Traverse in English

English

Traverse

/trævərs/

noun

1. A horizontal beam that extends across something

    synonym:
  • trave
  • ,
  • traverse
  • ,
  • crossbeam
  • ,
  • crosspiece

2. A horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it

    synonym:
  • transom
  • ,
  • traverse

3. Taking a zigzag path on skis

    synonym:
  • traversal
  • ,
  • traverse

4. Travel across

    synonym:
  • traversal
  • ,
  • traverse

verb

1. Travel across or pass over

  • "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
    synonym:
  • traverse
  • ,
  • track
  • ,
  • cover
  • ,
  • cross
  • ,
  • pass over
  • ,
  • get over
  • ,
  • get across
  • ,
  • cut through
  • ,
  • cut across

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • cross
  • ,
  • traverse
  • ,
  • span
  • ,
  • sweep

3. Deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit

    synonym:
  • traverse
  • ,
  • deny