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1. invade

verb. ['ˌɪnˈveɪd'] march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation.

Synonyms

  • occupy
  • overrun
  • infest
  • attack

Antonyms

  • file out
  • undock
  • pop out
  • get off

Etymology

  • invado (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)

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Rhymes with Invade

  • underplayed
  • promenade
  • metrodade
  • underpaid
  • unafraid
  • serenade
  • portrayed
  • palisade
  • overstayed
  • overplayed
  • masquerade
  • lemonade
  • downgrade
  • displayed
  • disobeyed
  • colonnade
  • brascade
  • usaid
  • upgrade
  • unswayed
  • replayed
  • prepaid
  • persuade
  • overpaid
  • mislaid
  • mcquaide
  • mcquaid
  • mcquade
  • mcglade
  • mcdaid

How do you pronounce invade?

Pronounce invade as ˌɪnˈveɪd.

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Sentences with invade


1. Verb, base form
Place your chocolate in the refrigerator and keep it away from pungent odors that will invade your chocolate.

2. Verb, past tense
According to the Merck Veterinary Manual, these bacterial septicemias usually invade the joints and bones.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Practice caution around your tree, such as when mowing, to avoid creating wounds through which insects invade.

Quotes about invade


1. May the fleas of a thousand camels invade the crotch of the person that ruins your day. And may their arms be to short too scratch
- Keisha Keenleyside

2. Life is about balance. The good and the bad. The highs and the lows. The thing everyone should realize is that the key to happiness is being happy by yourself and for yourself. Happiness comes from within. You have the power to change your own mindset so that all the negative, horrible thoughts that try to invade your psyche are replaced with happy, positive, wonderful thoughts.
- Ellen DeGeneres, Seriously... I'm Kidding

3. But there were too many points at which the other self could invade the self he wanted to preserve, and there were too many forms of invasion: certain words, sounds, lights, actions his hands or feet performed, and if he did nothing at all, heard and saw nothing, the shouting of some triumphant inner voice that shocked him and cowed him.
- Patricia Highsmith, Strangers on a Train

2. invade

verb. ['ˌɪnˈveɪd'] to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate.

Synonyms

  • go into
  • encroach upon
  • get into
  • raid
  • obtrude upon
  • come in
  • foray into
  • enter
  • go in
  • move into
  • intrude on

Antonyms

  • undress
  • slip off
  • stay
  • go out

Etymology

  • invado (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)

3. invade

verb. ['ˌɪnˈveɪd'] penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way.

Synonyms

  • permeate

Antonyms

  • pull out
  • leave

Etymology

  • invado (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)

4. invade

verb. ['ˌɪnˈveɪd'] occupy in large numbers or live on a host.

Synonyms

  • overrun
  • infest

Antonyms

  • clock out
  • unplug
  • detach

Etymology

  • invado (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)
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