intrench


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in·trench

 (ĭn-trĕnch′)
v.
Variant of entrench.

intrench

(ɪnˈtrɛntʃ)
vb
a less common spelling of entrench
inˈtrencher n
inˈtrenchment n

en•trench

(ɛnˈtrɛntʃ)

v.t.
1. to place in a position of strength; establish firmly or solidly.
2. to dig trenches for defensive purposes around (oneself, a military position, etc.).
v.i.
3. to encroach; trespass; infringe (usu. fol. by on or upon): to entrench on the rights of another.
[1545–55]
en•trench′ment, n.

intrench


Past participle: intrenched
Gerund: intrenching

Imperative
intrench
intrench
Present
I intrench
you intrench
he/she/it intrenches
we intrench
you intrench
they intrench
Preterite
I intrenched
you intrenched
he/she/it intrenched
we intrenched
you intrenched
they intrenched
Present Continuous
I am intrenching
you are intrenching
he/she/it is intrenching
we are intrenching
you are intrenching
they are intrenching
Present Perfect
I have intrenched
you have intrenched
he/she/it has intrenched
we have intrenched
you have intrenched
they have intrenched
Past Continuous
I was intrenching
you were intrenching
he/she/it was intrenching
we were intrenching
you were intrenching
they were intrenching
Past Perfect
I had intrenched
you had intrenched
he/she/it had intrenched
we had intrenched
you had intrenched
they had intrenched
Future
I will intrench
you will intrench
he/she/it will intrench
we will intrench
you will intrench
they will intrench
Future Perfect
I will have intrenched
you will have intrenched
he/she/it will have intrenched
we will have intrenched
you will have intrenched
they will have intrenched
Future Continuous
I will be intrenching
you will be intrenching
he/she/it will be intrenching
we will be intrenching
you will be intrenching
they will be intrenching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intrenching
you have been intrenching
he/she/it has been intrenching
we have been intrenching
you have been intrenching
they have been intrenching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intrenching
you will have been intrenching
he/she/it will have been intrenching
we will have been intrenching
you will have been intrenching
they will have been intrenching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intrenching
you had been intrenching
he/she/it had been intrenching
we had been intrenching
you had been intrenching
they had been intrenching
Conditional
I would intrench
you would intrench
he/she/it would intrench
we would intrench
you would intrench
they would intrench
Past Conditional
I would have intrenched
you would have intrenched
he/she/it would have intrenched
we would have intrenched
you would have intrenched
they would have intrenched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.intrench - fix firmly or securely
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
Translations
References in classic literature ?
They own not merely the labor of society, they have bought the governments; and everywhere they use their raped and stolen power to intrench themselves in their privileges, to dig wider and deeper the channels through which the river of profits flows to them
He had no better implement with which to intrench himself in the land than a clam-shell.
His latest innovation for which he is applying for worldwide patents is an intrench support system called the PipePillo[TM].