penetrate

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Plain form
penetrate

Third-person singular
penetrates

Past tense
penetrated

Past participle
penetrated

Present participle
penetrating

  1. If you penetrate something, you enter it.
    The rocket was the first to penetrate space.
    Light penetrates into the windows during the daytime.
    A penis penetrates the vagina during intercourse.

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