- IPA: /ɪnˈveɪd/
invade (invades, present participle invading; past and past participle invaded)
- (transitive) To move into.
- Under some circumstances police are allowed to invade a person's privacy.
- Which becomes a body, and doth then invade / The state of life, out of the grisly shade.
- (transitive) To enter by force in order to conquer.
- Argentinian troops invaded the Falkland Islands in 1982.
- (transitive) To infest or overrun.
- The picnic was invaded by ants.
- To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate.
- The king invaded the rights of the people.
- To make an unwelcome or uninvited visit or appearance, usually with an intent to cause trouble or some other unpleasant situation.
- (move into) evade
- See also: in-#Related terms
- French: envahir
- German: überfallen, einmarschieren
- Italian: invadere
- Portuguese: invadir
- Russian: вторга́ться
- Spanish: invadir