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Definition 1: invade in great numbers - [verb of motion]

Samples where infest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the roaches infested our kitchen

Synonyms for infest in the sense of this definition

(infest is a kind of ...) march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation

"Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"

Definition 2: live on or in a host, as of parasites - [verb of stative]

(infest is a kind of ...) be present in

"sweet memories inhabit this house"

Definition 3: occupy in large numbers or live on a host - [verb of stative]

Samples where infest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North

Synonyms for infest in the sense of this definition

(infest is a kind of ...) be present in

"sweet memories inhabit this house"

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