transgress - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] formal 

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/trænzˈɡres/
present tense
I/you/we/theytransgress
he/she/ittransgresses
present participletransgressing
past tensetransgressed
past participletransgressed
  1. to do something that is not allowed by a law, custom, or religion

derived words

transgression

 

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/trænzˈɡreʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singulartransgression
pluraltransgressions

transgressor

noun [countable]
singulartransgressor
pluraltransgressors