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Definition of Transgress

to act in violation of some law

Examples of Transgress in a sentence

People who transgress the boundaries of social etiquette will be politely turned away at the door.

If all children were taught not to transgress the rules of common decency and good manners, the world would probably be a much better place for everyone.

Because I am a law abiding citizen, I take great pains not to transgress the speed limit or other traffic regulations.

After Luis agreed to the plan to transgress the dress code, he and his fellow rebels were suspended from school for three days.

All soldiers who serve their time and never transgress any of the regulations will receive an honorable discharge.

If anyone were to transgress the rules in the code of conduct, they would immediately be expelled from the organization.

Despite a strong urge to transgress the boundaries set by his parents, Alan decided to avoid more trouble and stay in his room.

He should have known better than to transgress the guidelines set down by the governing body.

Although Belinda didn’t want to transgress the unwritten social code of her class, she did the right thing by reporting what was happening in the girls’ restroom.

Kyle is wholeheartedly against any type of gun control because he doesn’t want to transgress the first law of nature, self-preservation.

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