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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.

invading

(ɪnˈveɪdɪŋ)
adj
1. entering a country with the intent of conquest or occupation
2. penetrating with infective force; infesting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.invading - involving invasion or aggressive attack; "invasive war"
offensive - for the purpose of attack rather than defense; "offensive weapons"
Translations

invading

[ɪnˈveɪdɪŋ] ADJinvasor

invading

adjeinmarschierend; Huns, Vikings etceinfallend; virus, organismeindringend; invading army/troopsInvasionsarmee f/-truppen pl

invading

[ɪnˈveɪdɪŋ] adj (army, troops) → d'invasione