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in·vade

 (ĭn-vād′)
v. in·vad·ed, in·vad·ing, in·vades
v.tr.
1. To enter by force in order to conquer or pillage: The Romans invaded Britain.
2. To enter as if by invading; overrun or crowd: Each weekend, skiers invade the mountain town.
3. To enter and proliferate in bodily tissue, as a pathogen: Bacteria have invaded the lungs.
4. To encroach or intrude on; violate: invade someone's privacy.
v.intr.
To make an invasion: The cancer had invaded deeply into his liver.

[Middle English, from Old French invader, from Latin invādere : in-, in; see in-2 + vādere, to go.]

in·vad′er n.

invade

(ɪnˈveɪd)
vb
1. (Military) to enter (a country, territory, etc) by military force
2. (tr) to occupy in large numbers; overrun; infest
3. (tr) to trespass or encroach upon (privacy, etc)
4. (tr) to enter and spread throughout, esp harmfully; pervade
5. (Botany) (of plants, esp weeds) to become established in (a place to which they are not native)
[C15: from Latin invādere, from vādere to go]
inˈvadable adj
inˈvader n

in•vade

(ɪnˈveɪd)

v. -vad•ed, -vad•ing. v.t.
1. to enter forcefully as an enemy; go into with hostile intent.
2. to enter as if to take possession: to invade a neighbor's home.
3. to enter and affect injuriously or destructively: viruses that invade the bloodstream.
4. to intrude upon: to invade someone's privacy.
5. to encroach or infringe upon: to invade the rights of citizens.
6. to penetrate; spread into or over: City dwellers invaded the suburbs.
v.i.
7. to make an invasion.
[1485–95; < Latin invādere=in- in-2 + vādere to advance, go]
in•vad′er, n.

invade


Past participle: invaded
Gerund: invading

Imperative
invade
invade
Present
I invade
you invade
he/she/it invades
we invade
you invade
they invade
Preterite
I invaded
you invaded
he/she/it invaded
we invaded
you invaded
they invaded
Present Continuous
I am invading
you are invading
he/she/it is invading
we are invading
you are invading
they are invading
Present Perfect
I have invaded
you have invaded
he/she/it has invaded
we have invaded
you have invaded
they have invaded
Past Continuous
I was invading
you were invading
he/she/it was invading
we were invading
you were invading
they were invading
Past Perfect
I had invaded
you had invaded
he/she/it had invaded
we had invaded
you had invaded
they had invaded
Future
I will invade
you will invade
he/she/it will invade
we will invade
you will invade
they will invade
Future Perfect
I will have invaded
you will have invaded
he/she/it will have invaded
we will have invaded
you will have invaded
they will have invaded
Future Continuous
I will be invading
you will be invading
he/she/it will be invading
we will be invading
you will be invading
they will be invading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been invading
you have been invading
he/she/it has been invading
we have been invading
you have been invading
they have been invading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been invading
you will have been invading
he/she/it will have been invading
we will have been invading
you will have been invading
they will have been invading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been invading
you had been invading
he/she/it had been invading
we had been invading
you had been invading
they had been invading
Conditional
I would invade
you would invade
he/she/it would invade
we would invade
you would invade
they would invade
Past Conditional
I would have invaded
you would have invaded
he/she/it would have invaded
we would have invaded
you would have invaded
they would have invaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.invade - march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"
attack, assail - launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
infest, overrun - invade in great numbers; "the roaches infested our kitchen"
2.invade - to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate; "This new colleague invades my territory"; "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"
come in, enter, get in, go in, go into, move into, get into - to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"
foray into, raid - enter someone else's territory and take spoils; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"
3.invade - occupy in large numbers or live on a hostinvade - occupy in large numbers or live on a host; "the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North"
inhabit - be present in; "sweet memories inhabit this house"
4.invade - penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way; "The cancer had invaded her lungs"
interpenetrate, permeate - penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot"

invade

verb
1. attack, storm, assault, capture, occupy, seize, raid, overwhelm, violate, conquer, overrun, annex, march into, assail, descend upon, infringe on, burst in on, make inroads on In 1944 the allies invaded the Italian mainland.
2. infest, swarm, overrun, flood, infect, ravage, beset, pervade, permeate, overspread Every so often the kitchen would be invaded by ants.
3. intrude on, disturb, interrupt, violate, disrupt, encroach on, trespass on, infringe on, burst in on, obtrude on I don't want to invade your privacy, but this is my job.
4. penetrate, enter, probe, pervade, permeate She felt that he had invaded her whole subconscious.

invade

verb
To enter so as to attack, plunder, destroy, or conquer:
Translations
napadnout
invaderekrænkeoversvømme
hyökätähyökätä maahantunkeutua
napasti
ráîast inn í
侵略する
침략하다
invazijaįsiveržėlisužpuolikas
iebruktiekarotokupēt
napasti
invadera
บุกรุก
işgal etmekistilâ etmek
xâm lược

invade

[ɪnˈveɪd] VT (Mil) → invadir; [+ privacy] → invadir; [+ sb's rights] → usurpar

invade

[ɪnˈveɪd] vt
[enemy] [+ country] → envahir
[+ pitch] → envahir
The fans invaded the pitch → Les supporters envahirent le terrain.
(fig) [crowds, pests] [+ town, house] → envahir
Every so often the kitchen would be invaded by ants → À intervalles réguliers, la cuisine était envahie par les fourmis.

invade

vt (Mil) → einmarschieren in (+acc); (fig)überfallen, heimsuchen; privacyeindringen in (+acc), → stören; (Med) cell etcbefallen

invade

[ɪnˈveɪd] vt (Mil) (gen) (fig) → invadere; (privacy, sb's rights) → violare

invade

(inˈveid) verb
(of an enemy) to enter (a country etc) with an army. Britain was twice invaded by the Romans.
inˈvader noun
a person, or (sometimes in singular with the) an armed force etc, that invades. Our armies fought bravely against the invader(s).
inˈvasion (-ʒən) noun

invade

يَغْزُو napadnout invadere eindringen εισβάλλω invadir hyökätä maahan envahir napasti invadere 侵略する 침략하다 binnenvallen invadere najechać invadir вторгаться invadera บุกรุก işgal etmek xâm lược 入侵

invade

v. invadir, penetrar; atacar.

invade

vt invadir
References in classic literature ?
After the severest repri- mand, he did not tremble and look at the floor but instead looked steadily at her, causing uneasy doubts to invade her mind.
She was not much given to reclining in the hammock, and when she did so it was with no cat-like suggestion of voluptuous ease, but with a beneficent repose which seemed to invade her whole body.
In the meantime, the sisters gladly dismounted, and prepared to enjoy their halt in the coolness of the evening, and in a security which they believed nothing but the beasts of the forest could invade.
As in decapitating the whale, the operator's instrument is brought close to the spot where an entrance is subsequently forced into the spermaceti magazine; he has, therefore, to be uncommonly heedful, lest a careless, untimely stroke should invade the sanctuary and wastingly let out its invaluable contents.
Beside the crag the heath was very deep: when I lay down my feet were buried in it; rising high on each side, it left only a narrow space for the night-air to invade.
Nor will occasion want, nor shall we need With dangerous expedition to invade Heav'n, whose high walls fear no assault or Siege, Or ambush from the Deep.
6th, He shall be our ally against our enemies in the island of Blefuscu, and do his utmost to destroy their fleet, which is now preparing to invade us.
My father said, too, that when he was dead, and I saw Pandafilando about to invade my kingdom, I was not to wait and attempt to defend myself, for that would be destructive to me, but that I should leave the kingdom entirely open to him if I wished to avoid the death and total destruction of my good and loyal vassals, for there would be no possibility of defending myself against the giant's devilish power; and that I should at once with some of my followers set out for Spain, where I should obtain relief in my distress on finding a certain knight-errant whose fame by that time would extend over the whole kingdom, and who would be called, if I remember rightly, Don Azote or Don Gigote.
Extend the sphere, and you take in a greater variety of parties and interests; you make it less probable that a majority of the whole will have a common motive to invade the rights of other citizens; or if such a common motive exists, it will be more difficult for all who feel it to discover their own strength, and to act in unison with each other.
Well, here, for example," said Richelieu: "when, in 1610, for a cause similar to that which moves the duke, King Henry IV, of glorious memory, was about, at the same time, to invade Flanders and Italy, in order to attack Austria on both sides.
On this Jove was stung to the very quick, and in his rage he caught Folly by the hair, and swore a great oath that never should she again invade starry heaven and Olympus, for she was the bane of all.
In the mean time, Marmaduke and his daughter were closeted for more than an hour, nor shall we invade the sanctuary of parental love, by relating the conversation.