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invade

Synonyms and Antonyms of invade

to enter for conquest or plunder

  • a superpower that had a tendency to invade and take over smaller and weaker countries
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trespass, encroach, infringe, invade mean to make inroads upon the property, territory, or rights of another. trespass implies an unwarranted or unlawful intrusion.
    • hunters trespassing on farmland
encroach suggests gradual or stealthy entrance upon another's territory or usurpation of another's rights or possessions.
    • the encroaching settlers displacing the native peoples
infringe implies an encroachment clearly violating a right or prerogative.
    • infringing a copyright
invade implies a hostile and injurious entry into the territory or sphere of another.
    • accused of invading their privacy


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