Translation of "transgress" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /trænzˈɡres/ us formal

to break a law or moral rule

transgredir, infringir, pecar
Those are the rules, and anyone who transgresses will be severely punished.
transgression noun uk /-ˈɡreʃ.ən/ us

transgresión, infracción, pecado
Who is supposed to have committed these transgressions?
transgressor noun uk /r/ us //

transgresor, -ora, infractor, -ora, pecador, -ora
The system seems to be designed to punish the transgressor (= the person breaking the rules) rather than help his victim.

(Translation of “transgress” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)