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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Lying across; being in a direction across something else; as, paths cut with traverse trenches.

2. (adv.) Athwart; across; crosswise.

3. (a.) Anything that traverses, or crosses.

4. (a.) Something that thwarts, crosses, or obstructs; a cross accident; as, he would have succeeded, had it not been for unlucky traverses not under his control.

5. (n.) A barrier, sliding door, movable screen, curtain, or the like.

6. (n.) A gallery or loft of communication from side to side of a church or other large building.

7. (n.) A work thrown up to intercept an enfilade, or reverse fire, along exposed passage, or line of work.

8. (n.) A formal denial of some matter of fact alleged by the opposite party in any stage of the pleadings. The technical words introducing a traverse are absque hoc, without this; that is, without this which follows.

9. (n.) The zigzag course or courses made by a ship in passing from one place to another; a compound course.

10. (n.) A line lying across a figure or other lines; a transversal.

11. (n.) A line surveyed across a plot of ground.

12. (n.) The turning of a gun so as to make it point in any desired direction.

13. (n.) A turning; a trick; a subterfuge.

14. (v.) To lay in a cross direction; to cross.

15. (v.) To cross by way of opposition; to thwart with obstacles; to obstruct; to bring to naught.

16. (v.) To wander over; to cross in traveling; as, to traverse the habitable globe.

17. (v.) To pass over and view; to survey carefully.

18. (v.) To turn to the one side or the other, in order to point in any direction; as, to traverse a cannon.

19. (v.) To plane in a direction across the grain of the wood; as, to traverse a board.

20. (v.) To deny formally, as what the opposite party has alleged. When the plaintiff or defendant advances new matter, he avers it to be true, and traverses what the other party has affirmed. To traverse an indictment or an office is to deny it.

21. (v. i.) To use the posture or motions of opposition or counteraction, as in fencing.

22. (v. i.) To turn, as on a pivot; to move round; to swivel; as, the needle of a compass traverses; if it does not traverse well, it is an unsafe guide.

23. (v. i.) To tread or move crosswise, as a horse that throws his croup to one side and his head to the other.

4097. piprasko -- to sell
... A reduplicated and prolonged form of prao (prah'-o); (which occurs only as an alternate
in certain tenses) contracted from perao (to traverse; from the base of ...
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4013. periago -- to lead around, to go about
... periago Phonetic Spelling: (per-ee-ag'-o) Short Definition: I lead about, go about
Definition: I lead or carry about (or around), go about, traverse. ...
// - 6k

1330. dierchomai -- to go through, go about, to spread
... From dia and erchomai; to traverse (literally) -- come, depart, go (about, abroad,
everywhere, over, through, throughout), pass (by, over, through, throughout ...
// - 8k

4198. poreuomai -- to go
... Middle voice from a derivative of the same as peira; to traverse, ie Travel (literally
or figuratively; especially to remove (figuratively, die), live, etc ...
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4063. peritrecho -- to run about
... run through. From peri and trecho (including its alternate); to run around,
ie Traverse -- run through. see GREEK peri. see GREEK trecho. ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
8308. sarak -- to twist
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to twist NASB Word Usage entangling (1). traverse.
A primitive root; to interlace -- traverse. 8307, 8308. sarak. 8309 ...
/hebrew/8308.htm - 5k

Shoes of Iron, and Strength Sufficient: a New Year's Promise
... You have peculiar difficulties, you are a peculiar people, you traverse a peculiar
road, you have a peculiar God to trust in, and you may, therefore, find ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 35 1889/shoes of iron and strength.htm

The Martyrdom
... I do not wish to traverse your orders; I only plead with you for a little ordinary
humanity,'. A fig for your humanity!' said Secundus. ...
/.../chapter lxviii the martyrdom.htm

The Royal Marriage Feast.
... Yet the lessons, though in some respects parallel, are to a great extent distinct;
and though both traverse partially the same ground, the latter carries the ...
/.../arnot/the parables of our lord/xii the royal marriage feast.htm

The Greatest Trial on Record
... go in with Jesus into the high priest's house, and when we have tarried awhile there,
and have seen our Savior despitefully used, let us traverse the streets ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 9 1863/the greatest trial on record.htm

The Word of the Truth of the Gospel
... Nor let him say that he knows them already; but let him accept our invitation,
to traverse, along with us, the field of gospel statement. ...
// way of peace/chapter vii the word of.htm

He Maketh Me to Lie Down in Pastures of Tender Grass; He Leadeth ...
... Not less unable is the babe of yesterday to traverse unaided and explore the material
world, than the wisest of men would be to know and grasp by his natural ...
// shepherd of my soul/iv he maketh me to.htm

The Apology of Aristides as it is Preserved in the History of ...
... For the stars are carried along in array at fixed intervals from sign to sign, and,
some setting, others rising, they traverse their courses in due season so ...
/.../kay/the apology of aristides the philosopher/the apology of aristides as.htm

Open the History of America, the History of England...
... But recross the Atlantic, traverse the Channel, approach our own time, open our
annals; and listen to the great political actors in the drama of our liberty. ...
/.../lamartine/atheism among the people/xviii open the history of.htm

God Neither Known nor Loved by the World
... Fills them with rage against his empire now: I traverse earth in vain from pole
to pole,. To seek one simple heart, set free from all below. ...
/.../god neither known nor loved.htm

The Service Common to the Holy Angels and Other Bodiless Ones.
... As your appearance is fiery, so is your virtue wonderful, O Michael and Gabriel "
the first among angels, for in your unearthly nature ye traverse the ends ...
/.../anonymous/the general menaion/chapter iv the service common.htm

Traverse (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Lying across; being in a direction across
something else; as, paths cut with traverse trenches. ...
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Travels (10 Occurrences)

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Voyage (5 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Course; way. 4. (vi) To take a voyage; especially, to sail or pass
by water. 5. (vt) To travel; to pass over; to traverse. Int. ...
/v/voyage.htm - 8k

Journey (214 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To travel from place to place; to go from home to a distance. 4. (vt) To
traverse; to travel over or through. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
/j/journey.htm - 42k

Wander (43 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To travel over without a certain course; to traverse; to stroll
through. Multi-Version Concordance Wander (43 Occurrences). ...
/w/wander.htm - 19k

Walk (315 Occurrences)
... self. 6. (vi) To move off; to depart. 7. (vt) To pass through, over, or upon;
to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets. 8 ...
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Trace (7 Occurrences)
... 10. (vt) To copy; to imitate. 11. (vt) To walk over; to pass through; to traverse.
12. (vi) To walk; to go; to travel. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Traversing (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Traverse. 2. (a.) Adjustable laterally; having a lateral
motion, or a swinging motion; adapted for giving lateral motion. ...
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Travel (25 Occurrences)
... 4. (vi) To pass; to go; to move. 5. (vt) To journey over; to traverse;
as, to travel the continent. 6. (vt) To force to journey. ...
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Trance (7 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To entrance. 5. (vt) To pass over or across; to traverse. 6. (vi) To
pass; to travel. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. TRANCE. ...
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Traverse (5 Occurrences)

Matthew 23:15
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel around by sea and land to make one proselyte; and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much of a son of Gehenna as yourselves.
(See RSV)

Judges 18:2
And the sons of Dan send, out of their family, five men of them, men, sons of valour, from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, to traverse the land, and to search it, and they say unto them, 'Go, search the land;' and they come into the hill-country of Ephraim, unto the house of Micah, and lodge there.

Judges 18:14
And the five men, those going to traverse the land of Laish, answer and say unto their brethren, 'Have ye known that there is in these houses an ephod, and teraphim, and graven image, and molten image? and now, know what ye do.'

Judges 18:17
yea, the five men, those going to traverse the land, go up -- they have come in thither -- they have taken the graven image, and the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image -- and the priest is standing at the opening of the gate, and the six hundred men who are girded with weapons of war --

Psalms 48:13
Mark ye well her bulwarks; Consider her palaces: That ye may tell it to the generation following.
(See JPS)



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