verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of transgress
Examples from the Web for transgressed
There was a guy at our shul who transgressed the bounds of the acceptable.
After all, when the MRM decides a woman has transgressed even in the slightest, some of its members tend to go overboard.
The punishment of those who have transgressed the laws of the country, and the deterring others from crime; 2d.Elizabeth Fry|Mrs. E. R. Pitman
Many of our laws are transgressed because of ignorance or helplessness; and neither is an excuse.The Criminal & the Community|James Devon
There are, however, limits to liberties of this kind, which may not be transgressed without incurring censure.The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6|E. Rameur
Yet he could not keep silence this time; her behaviour had transgressed the bounds of propriety too far.Barbara Blomberg, Complete|Georg Ebers
But another effect, deep and lasting in its character, would be produced upon the son who had transgressed the law.Philosophy of the Plan of Salvation|An American Citizen
British Dictionary definitions for transgressed
Word Origin for transgress
Word Origin and History for transgressed
late 15c., from Middle French transgresser (14c.), from Latin transgressus, past participle of transgredi "to step across" (see transgression). Related: Transgressed; transgressing.