Definition of Intrude

1. Verb. Enter uninvited. "She irrupted into our sitting room"

Exact synonyms: Irrupt
Specialized synonyms: Break In, Bother, Barge In, Crash, Gate-crash, Move In On
Generic synonyms: Come In, Enter, Get In, Get Into, Go In, Go Into, Move Into
Also: Intrude On
Derivative terms: Intruder, Intrusion, Intrusive, Irruption



2. Verb. Enter unlawfully on someone's property. "Don't trespass on my land!"
Exact synonyms: Trespass
Generic synonyms: Breach, Break, Go Against, Infract, Offend, Transgress, Violate
Specialized synonyms: Break, Break In
Derivative terms: Intruder, Intrusion, Trespass, Trespasser
Also: Trespass

3. Verb. Search or inquire in a meddlesome way. "This guy is always nosing around the office"
Exact synonyms: Horn In, Nose, Poke, Pry
Generic synonyms: Look, Search
Derivative terms: Nose, Prying
Also: Nose Out

4. Verb. Thrust oneself in as if by force. "The colors don't intrude on the viewer"
Exact synonyms: Obtrude
Generic synonyms: Bring Down, Impose, Inflict, Visit
Derivative terms: Intrusive

Definition of Intrude

1. v. i. To thrust one's self in; to come or go in without invitation, permission, or welcome; to encroach; to trespass; as, to intrude on families at unseasonable hours; to intrude on the lands of another.

2. v. t. To thrust or force (something) in or upon; especially, to force (one's self) in without leave or welcome; as, to intrude one's presence into a conference; to intrude one's opinions upon another.

Definition of Intrude

1. Verb. to enter without permission ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intrude

1. to thrust or force oneself in [v -TRUDED, -TRUDING, -TRUDES]

Medical Definition of Intrude

1. 1. To thrust or force (something) in or upon; especially, to force (one's self) in without leave or welcome; as, to intrude one's presence into a conference; to intrude one's opinions upon another. 2. To enter by force; to invade. "Why should the worm intrude the maiden bud?" (Shak) 3. The cause to enter or force a way, as into the crevices of rocks. Synonym: To obtrude, encroach, infringe, intrench, trespass. See Obtrude. Origin: Intruded; Intruding. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intrude

introuvable
introvenient
introversion
introversions
introversive
introversively
introvert
introverted
introvertedly
introverting
introvertish
introvertive
introvertly
introverts
intrudable
intrude (current term)
intrude into
intrude on
intruded
intruder
intruders
intrudes
intruding
intrudingly
intrudress
intrunk
intrunked
intrunking
intrunks
intruse

Literary usage of Intrude

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... threatened to intrude lay authority into the natural operation of the ecclesiastical organization; the Encyclical prohibited the formation not only of ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Simon Greenleaf (1899)
"... so far as it is established and governed by any rules of law. The rest belongs to the jury, into whose province it is not intended here to intrude. VOL. ..."

3. Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript by William Bradford, Massachusetts General Court, Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of State (1899)
"... whose doings and proceedings were conceived to be very injurious, to attempte not only to intrude them selves into ye rights & possessions of others, ..."

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