• (v. t.) To go into or upon; to pass within the confines of; to enter; -- used of forcible or rude ingress.
  • (v. t.) 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.
  • (v. t.) To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate; as, the king invaded the rights of the people.
  • (v. t.) To grow or spread over; to affect injuriously and progressively; as, gangrene invades healthy tissue.
  • (v. i.) To make an invasion.

Compare invade with other words:

invade vs. invaded

encroachment vs. invade

invade vs. strike

invade vs. raid

invade vs. penetrate

conquered vs. invade

aggress vs. invade

infringe vs. invade

invade vs. pervade

inroad vs. invade

goth vs. invade

invade vs. offend

encroach vs. invade

invade vs. violate

hun vs. invade

entrench vs. invade

intrude vs. invade

invade vs. invasive

invade vs. invasion

conquer vs. invade

force vs. invade

enter vs. invade

into vs. invade

invade vs. move

attack vs. invade

alien vs. invade

attacker vs. invade

invade vs. invader

infest vs. invade

invade vs. trench

invade vs. overrun