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Definition of Invade


  1. To go into or upon; to pass within the confines of; to enter; -- used of forcible or rude ingress.
  2. To enter with hostile intentions; to enter with a view to conquest or plunder; to make an irruption into; to attack; as, the Romans invaded Great Britain.
  3. To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate; as, the king invaded the rights of the people.
  4. To grow or spread over; to affect injuriously and progressively; as, gangrene invades healthy tissue.
  5. To make an invasion.
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Invade Translations

invade in Dutch is binnenvallen, binnenrukken
invade in French is envahir, invadons, invader, invadent, invadez
invade in German is eindringen
invade in Italian is ricordare
invade in Norwegian is invadere
invade in Portuguese is invada
invade in Spanish is invadir
invade in Swedish is infalla i