Penetrate in a sentence as a verb

Don't confuse a highly active, easy to penetrate market with a bubble.

The fact that it's managed to penetrate into the developing world in such a short amount of time is nothing less than amazing.

Selling out to Facebook means virtual reality ads will penetrate everywhere you walk.

So if I get it right, FDA has enforced a monopoly by not allowing competitors to penetrate the market with the same drug.

The business model of the big consultancies is practically HIV - penetrate the customer, infect the host, lower the defenses, repeat.

If the object in question, as in this case, is hard enough and hit with enough force to penetrate the battery, it's hard enough and hit with enough force to seriously damage any system it hits.

The very idea that maybe the dearest leaders of whatever country you live in don't actually care about you doesn't seem to be able to penetrate people's minds, even though time and again they lie and abuse their powers.

Penetrate definitions


pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"

See also: perforate


come to understand

See also: fathom bottom


become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"

See also: click dawn


enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members; "The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"

See also: infiltrate


make one's way deeper into or through; "The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest"


insert the penis into the vagina or anus of; "Did the molester penetrate the child?"


spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"

See also: permeate pervade interpenetrate diffuse imbue riddle