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Verb: transgress  tranz'gres
  1. Act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    "transgress all laws of humanity";
    - offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break
  2. Spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline
    "The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island"
  3. Commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
    - sin, trespass
  4. Pass beyond (limits or boundaries)
    - trespass, overstep

Derived forms: transgressed, transgresses, transgressing

Type of: disrespect, overspread, pass, spread

Antonym: observe