Associations to the word «Invade»


INVADE, verb. (transitive) To move into.
INVADE, verb. (transitive) To enter by force in order to conquer.
INVADE, verb. (transitive) To infest or overrun.
INVADE, verb. To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate.

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope