invade invade  /ɪn ˈveɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
  2. (v) to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
  3. (v) occupy in large numbers or live on a host
  4. (v) penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way

Usage(s):

  1. But I now regret that I did not more openly challenge those who were determined to invade a country whose actions were peripheral to the real threat--al-Qaeda.
  2. Already the top site in Britain and France, Expedia says it will invade Asia next year.
  3. Putin, who resents Saakashvili for his brazen defiance of Moscow and close ties to the West, had ample grounds to try to invade Georgia and oust him.

News

  1. Law aims at squatters but harms renters and landlords | Opinion

    Pembroke Pines city leaders want to go after squatters who invade abandoned homes, but a new law brings a lot of pain to other folks.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

  2. Giant mosquitoes expected to invade Fla.

    Summers in Florida means beach trips, barbecues and bug bites. However, this year, giant mosquitoes are expected to invade. Biologists at Florida State University say mosquitoes 20 times the normal size are set to plague Florida, and have already been spotted in Seminole County. The insects, called gallinippers, don't carry diseases, but they feed all day rather than just at dawn and dusk. A ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  3. Don’t Let Carpenter Ants Spoil Your Summer: Expert Tips for Avoiding America’s #1 Pest

    They’re big, they’re nocturnal, and they invade North American homes each spring, summer, and fall. They are Carpenter ants. North America’s number one structure-invading ant! While Carpenter ants are annoying and can damage our structures, they pose no common threat to human health.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I have some news for John McCain," Obama said. "There was no such thing as al Qaeda in Iraq until George Bush and John McCain decided to invade Iraq."
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News

  2. Instead, "President Bush chose to invade Iraq, thereby diverting our military and intelligence resources away from the real war on terrorism," Rockefeller said. "Threats to the United States homeland are not emanating from Iraq. They are...
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Jay Rockefeller Source: USA Today

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