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Synonyms and Antonyms of intrude

  1. 1 to cause a disruption in a conversation or discussion <forgive me for intruding, but I think I know where that restaurant is> Synonyms break in, chime in, chip in [chiefly British], cut in, interpose, interruptRelated Words barge (in), bother, horn in; add, contribute, put in

  2. 2 to interest oneself in what is not one's concern <the story of a would-be matchmaker who intrudes into the lives of her friends> Synonyms butt in, interlope, intermeddle, interfere, meddle, mess, muck (about or around), nose, obtrude, poke, pry, snoopRelated Words intercede, interpose, intervene; barge (in), chisel (in), encroach, infringe, invade, trespass; fiddle, fool, monkey, play, tamperNear Antonyms avoid, eschew, shun; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook

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