"penetrar" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

penetrar
intransitive verb
also:
  • penetrar en -> to enter; (internarse en) to get into, to penetrate; (filtrarse por) to pierce; (perforar) to get to the bottom of (llegar a conocer)
transitive verb
1. to pierce, to penetrate (introducirse en) (sujeto: arma, sonido) ; to permeate (sujeto: humedad, líquido) ; to pierce (sujeto: emoción, sentimiento)
2. to get to the bottom of (secreto, misterio)
3. to penetrate (sexualmente)

penetrar [pay-nay-trar’]
article & verb transitive
1. To penetrate, to pierce; to pass through; to force in.
2. To penetrate, to affect the mind.
3. To penetrate, to fathom, to comprehend.
4. To permeate; to pervade.
verb neuter
5. To penetrate, to go in. (n)
  • El cuchillo penetró en la carne -> the knife went into the flesh
6. To enter (persona). (n)
7. To pierce (emoción). (n)
  • La ingratitud penetró hondamente en su corazón -> the ingratitude pierced him to the heart
verb reflexive
  • Penetrarse de -> 1. To become imbued (absorber). 2. To understand fully.

penetrar
verbo:intransitivo
1 (entrar)
penetraron a través de o por una claraboya they entered through a skylight; el humo penetraba a través de las rendijas the smoke was filtering through the cracks; el agua había penetrado a través de o por las paredes the water had seeped into the walls; penetrar en: penetramos en un túnel we went into o entered a tunnel; la luz apenas penetra en la habitación hardly any light enters the room; el cuchillo penetró en la carne the knife went into o entered o penetrated the flesh; ocho hombres armados penetraron en la embajada eight gunmen broke into the embassy
penetraron en las filas enemigas el frío penetra en los huesos
penetramos poco en el mar we did not go far out to sea; su ingratitud penetró hondamente en mi corazón her ingratitude pierced me to the bone
2 (descifrar) to penetrate
penetrar en el sentido de algo to penetrate the meaning of sth
verbo:transitivo
1 (atravesar) to go right through
un frío glacial le penetró los huesos an icy cold went right through to her bones
un zumbido que penetra el cerebro lograron penetrar las defensas enemigas
2 (sexualmente) to penetrate
3 (descubrir) [+misterio] to fathom; [+secreto] to unlock; [+sentido] to grasp; [+intención] to see through; grasp
verbo:pronominal
penetrarse
penetrarse de algo (absorber) to become imbued with sth; (España) (comprender) to understand sth fully; become fully aware of (the significance of) sth

Verb Conjugations for "penetrar" (go to to enter, to penetrate, to go into)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo penetro penetré penetraba penetraría penetraré
penetras penetraste penetrabas penetrarías penetrarás
él/ella/Ud. penetra penetró penetraba penetraría penetrará
nosotros penetramos penetramos penetrábamos penetraríamos penetraremos
vosotros penetráis penetrasteis penetrabais penetraríais penetraréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. penetran penetraron penetraban penetrarían penetrarán
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