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Definition 1: thrust oneself in as if by force - [verb of communication]

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

  • The colors don't intrude on the viewer

Synonyms for intrude in the sense of this definition

(intrude is a kind of ...) impose something unpleasant

"The principal visited his rage on the students"

Definition 2: enter uninvited - [verb of motion]

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

  • They intruded on our dinner party
  • She irrupted into our sitting room

Synonyms for intrude in the sense of this definition

(intrude is a kind of ...) to come or go into

"the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"

(... is a kind of intrude ) intrude on uninvited

"The nosy couple broke in on our conversation"

(... is a kind of intrude ) intrude or enter uninvited

"Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers"

(... is a kind of intrude ) enter uninvited; informal

"let's crash the party!"

(... is a kind of intrude ) make intrusive advances towards

Definition 3: search or inquire in a meddlesome way - [verb of perception]

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

  • This guy is always nosing around the office

Synonyms for intrude in the sense of this definition

(intrude is a kind of ...) search or seek

"We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest" "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"

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

  • Don't trespass on my land!

Synonyms for intrude in the sense of this definition

(intrude is a kind of ...) act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises

"offend all laws of humanity" "violate the basic laws or human civilization" "break a law" "break a promise"

(... is a kind of intrude ) enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act

"Someone broke in while I was on vacation" "They broke into my car and stole my radio!" "who broke into my account last night?"

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