Intrude Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Intrude

To cause an activity to stop by saying or doing something.
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(Sports) To perform an act of interference.
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Trespass is defined as to go onto someone's property, or to cross a social boundary.
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To advance beyond the proper, original, or customary limits; make inroads (on or upon)
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To intrude, meddle, or trespass in others’ affairs.
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To tamper (with)
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To enforce: compel to behave in a certain way
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To intrude on without warrant or invitation; disturb:
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To introduce (a remark, opinion, etc.) into a conversation, debate, etc.; put in as an interruption
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To trouble emotionally or mentally; upset:
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To join a queue in the middle, as opposed to at the back
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(Reflexive) To impose (oneself) on others; to cut in. [from 17th c.]
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To go too far beyond (a limit); especially, to cross boundaries or exceed norms or conventions.
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To force or come in as an improper or unwanted element
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To burst suddenly or violently (into)
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To look or inquire closely, curiously, or impertinently:
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To push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod
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To break (a law or agreement); fail to observe the terms of; violate
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A push, thrust, or sudden blow, given by the head; a head butt.
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To enter forcibly or hostilely; come into as an enemy
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To join a queue not at the end, but in the middle
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To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang.
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Antonyms for Intrude

To let be or do without interference.
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To turn away (one's gaze, for example).
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To stop bothering.
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Words Related to Intrude

Enter is defined as to come in, put in or get in.
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Synonym Study

  • Butt in or into is a slang term implying intrusion in a meddling or officious way stop butting into my business See also syn. study at trespass.
  • Interlope implies an intrusion upon the rights or privileges of another to the disadvantage or harm of the latter the interloping merchants have ruined our trade
  • Obtrude connotes even more strongly the distractive nature or the undesirability of the invasion side issues keep obtruding into the discussion
  • Intrude implies the forcing of oneself or something upon another without invitation, permission, or welcome to intrude upon another's privacy
Find another word for intrude. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for intrude, like: interrupt, interfere, trespass, leave, encroach, interlope, meddle, impose, bother, withdraw and interpose.