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trespass

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Love is not blind—it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
Rabbi J. Gordon
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English

Etymology

Old French trespas, passage; offense against the law

Pronunciation

  • enPR: trĕs'päs", IPA: /ˈtresˌpɑːs/, SAMPA: /"tres%pA:s/

Verb

Infinitive
to trespass

Third person singular
trespass

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to trespass (third-person singular simple present trespass, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (1455) To enter a property without permission
  2. To commit a sin. Sense peculiar to The Lord's Prayer
    And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

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Noun

Singular
trespass

Plural
es

trespass (es)
  1. (1290) sin (This sense is peculiar to The Lord's Prayer)
    Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against usThe Lord's Prayer. Matthew ch6. v.14, 15

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