Verb(1) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance(2) come to understand(3) become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions(4) enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members(5) make one's way deeper into or through(6) insert the penis into the vagina or anus of(7) spread or diffuse through
(1) If there wasn't such reporting, do we need to do more to beef up our intelligence so that we can penetrate whatever organization was responsible for this outrage.(2) As soon as I heard the voice penetrate the transit silence, I was embarrassed for the speaker.(3) She's pretty, he thinks unexpectedly, but the thought is lost as her words penetrate .(4) When they try to penetrate a new market or introduce a new product, they often take members of the media on expensive trips so that they can get their stories into the papers and onto the airwaves.(5) In the final analysis, the one place not even the most modern and sophisticated intelligence systems can penetrate is the human mind.(6) However, that scenario is slowly changing as artistic works are now beginning to penetrate the international market.(7) It occurred to me then that he was almost completely sober, and his eyes seemed to almost penetrate me.(8) But it's beginning to penetrate the housing market; I have solar panels on my roof now for example.(9) All of the aid in the world cannot penetrate political systems which are rife with corruption and nepotism.(10) It is a sobering argument and one whose subtlety may not penetrate the political/media filter that permits only sound bites and slogans to pass through.(11) The weakness of sterling is another challenge for the company, as imports penetrate the Irish market from the North and Britain.(12) New Orleans was perhaps distinctive in the extreme savagery of its ghettos, and the inability of civic organizations to penetrate poor areas.(13) She paused as the words made a valiant effort to penetrate her mind.(14) Each part tends to operate independently, making the organization difficult to penetrate .(15) Determine how this initiative is going to help your firm make more money, sell more products, penetrate new markets, or increase shareholder wealth.(16) Some of his friends made a strenuous effort to penetrate the barrier he was erecting and found that underneath was still the friendly, deep thinking, brilliant mathematician.
(1) to penetrate :: deur te dring
1. pierce ::
2. infiltrate ::
3. permeate ::
4. understand ::
5. register ::
6. bottom ::
7. diffuse ::
8. sink in ::
9. perforate ::
1. depart ::
2. exit ::
3. leave ::
Different Formspenetrate, penetrated, penetrates, penetrating
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