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in·trude

 (ĭn-tro͞od′)
v. in·trud·ed, in·trud·ing, in·trudes
v.tr.
1. To put or force in inappropriately, especially without invitation, fitness, or permission: intruded opinion into a factual report.
2. Geology To thrust (molten rock) into preexisting rock.
v.intr.
To come in rudely or inappropriately; enter as an improper or unwanted element: "Unpleasant realities have intruded on [his] presidential dreams" (Alexander Stille).

[Middle English intruden, from Latin intrūdere, intrūs-, to thrust in : in-, in; see in-2 + trūdere, to thrust; see treud- in Indo-European roots.]

in·trud′er n.

intruder

(ɪnˈtruːdə)
n
a person who enters a building, grounds, etc, without permission

intruder

An individual, unit, or weapon system, in or near an operational or exercise area, which presents the threat of intelligence gathering or disruptive activity.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intruder - someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permissionintruder - someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
unwelcome person, persona non grata - a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
boarder - someone who forces their way aboard ship; "stand by to repel boarders"
entrant - someone who enters; "new entrants to the country must go though immigration procedures"
crasher, gatecrasher, unwelcome guest - someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
infiltrator - an intruder (as troops) with hostile intent
encroacher, invader - someone who enters by force in order to conquer
penetrator - an intruder who passes into or through (often by overcoming resistance)
prowler, sneak, stalker - someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
pusher, thruster - one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
squatter - someone who settles on land without right or title
stranger, unknown, alien - anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

intruder

noun trespasser, burglar, invader, squatter, prowler, interloper, infiltrator, gate-crasher (informal) He disturbed an intruder in the farmhouse.
Translations
دَخيل، مُتَطَفِّلمُتَطَفِّلٌ
vetřelec
ubuden gæst
tunkeilija
uljez
boîflenna; óviîkomandi; òjófur
侵入者
침입자
inkräktare
ผู้บุกรุก
davetsiz konuk/misafirdavetsiz misafir
người xâm nhập

intruder

[ɪnˈtruːdəʳ] Nintruso/a m/f

intruder

[ɪnˈtruːdər] nintrus(e) m/f
Returning home, she surprised an intruder in her kitchen → De retour chez elle, elle surprit un intrus dans sa cuisine.intruder alarm nalarme f antieffraction

intruder

nEindringling m

intruder

[ɪnˈtruːdəʳ] n (trespasser) → intruso/a; (burglar) → ladro/a

intrude

(inˈtruːd) verb
(sometimes with on) to enter, or cause (something) to enter, when unwelcome or unwanted. He opened her door and said `I'm sorry to intrude'; I'm sorry to intrude on your time.
inˈtruder noun
a person who intrudes, eg a burglar. Fit a good lock to your door to keep out intruders.
inˈtrusion (-ʒən) noun
(an) act of intruding. Please forgive this intrusion.

intruder

مُتَطَفِّلٌ vetřelec ubuden gæst Eindringling εισβολέας intruso tunkeilija intrus uljez intruso 侵入者 침입자 indringer inntrenger intruz intruso нарушитель inkräktare ผู้บุกรุก davetsiz misafir người xâm nhập 入侵者
References in classic literature ?
Considering the man as an intruder on their business, whose success might deprive them of the credit and reward of making the discovery, they took advantage of their superiority in numbers, and of their being first in the field, and carefully misled the stranger before they ventured any further with their own investigations.
D'Artagnan looked at Athos to know if he ought to reply to this intruder who thus mixed unmasked in their conversation.
While these instants lasted, indeed, I had the extraordinary chill of feeling that it was I who was the intruder.
He was quite alone, and so absorbed that he did not notice the intruder.
I am by no means naturally nervous, and the very few glasses of Lafitte which I had sipped served to embolden me no little, so that I felt nothing of trepidation, but merely uplifted my eyes with a leisurely movement, and looked carefully around the room for the intruder.
Before he knew what he was doing, he had slashed the intruder twice and sprung clear.
Barbicane and his colleagues devoured with their eyes the intruder who had so boldly placed himself in antagonism to their enterprise.
So radical was the change in him that he seemed almost an intruder in the house.
And still the King slept on, or mourned the vanity of his might and his power, while the thin-lipped intruder put the impress of his cold and implacable spirit upon the sky and sea.
As soon as anyone entered she got up quickly, changed her position and expression, and picked up a book or some sewing, evidently waiting impatiently for the intruder to go.
Beginning it with that statement of universal application, which fitted every occurrence of her life, namely, that she was a mother herself, she went on to inform me that she had once seen very different days, but that at all periods of her existence she had had a constitutional objection to spies, intruders, and informers.
Great precautions, therefore, were taken at the factory, to guard against surprise while these dangerous intruders were in the vicinity.