Definition of 'traverse'
Example sentences containing 'traverse'
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Why does a conveyor belt bring characters and sets on and off this traverse stage? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The wintry worlds you traverse are bright and detailed. The Sun (2016)You had to traverse a small bridge to get there. In God's Country: travels in the Bible belt, USA. (1989)He is the first man to cross both polar ice caps and the first to traverse the globe from pole to pole. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They crossed the bridge and traversed the road through Southwark and out into the open country. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThey're on one half of a traverse stage that is divided by a makeshift partition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Finally, must characters converse so often from opposite ends of the traverse stage? Times, Sunday Times (2008)That special relationship is needed for the Atlantic world to traverse the present crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was probably easier to sail to other islands than traverse from one end of an island to the other through the overgrown vegetation of tropical woodlands. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The area is traversed by naval and air units of many countries, including America. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That allowed him to traverse the Arab world, meeting hundreds of actors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As he traversed the globe I learnt to switch my mind off to all the dreadful disasters he may encounter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is staged traverse, with the cast energetically wheeling a bed back and forth, and singing from either end. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Should the road traversed be comparatively clear of opposing troops, 20 miles may be covered in a very short space of time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Synonyms of 'traverse'
cross, go across, travel over, make your way across
cut across, pass over, stretch across, extend across
Trends of 'traverse'
In Common Usage. traverse is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'traverse'
British English: traverse VERB
If someone or something traverses an area of land or water, they go across it.
I traversed the narrow pedestrian bridge.
Definition of traverse from the Collins English Dictionary
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