Transgress – To go against a law, rule or code of conduct
To remember the definition of the word transgress, use the following mnemonic:
Her trance dress (transgress) made it clear she wanted to go against the rules.
Examples of transgress in a sentence
After they agreed to the plan to transgress the dress code, they were suspended from school for three days.
All soldiers who serve their time and never transgress any of the regulations will receive an honourable discharge.
People who transgress the boundaries of social etiquette will be politely turned away from the event.