phonetic symbol: / pénətrèɪt / 

penetrate - English Dictionary

[ verb ]
■ become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
・she was penetrated with sorrow
click , come home , dawn , fall into place , get across , get through , sink in

[ verb ]
■ come to understand
bottom , fathom

[ verb ]
■ pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
・The bullet penetrated her chest

[ verb ]
■ spread or diffuse through
・music penetrated the entire building
diffuse , imbue , interpenetrate , permeate , pervade , riddle

[ verb ]
■ insert the penis into the vagina or anus of
・Did the molester penetrate the child?

[ verb ]
■ make one's way deeper into or through
・The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest

[ verb ]
■ enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members

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