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  Words related to invade

Related / Similar Words: occupy, intrude on, obtrude upon, encroach upon, overrun, infest

 

Definition:
  • march aggressively into another''s territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939";
  • penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way; "The cancer had invaded her lungs";
  • to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate; "This new colleague invades my territory"; "The neighbors intrude on your privacy";
  • occupy in large numbers or live on a host; "the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North";

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    Hyponyms: infest, overrun, foray into, raid

     

    Derivational Morphology: occupier, occupation, military control, invasion, invader, encroacher, encroachment, intrusion, infestation, plague

     

     
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