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(Obs.) To mingle; combine
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  1. (Obs.) To mingle; combine
  2. To intrude into other people's affairs or business; interfere.
  3. To concern oneself with or take part in other people's affairs without being asked, welcomed, or needed; interfere (in or with)
(Sports) To perform an act of interference.
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  1. (Sports) To perform an act of interference.
  2. (Physics & Electronics) To cause interference.
  3. (Physics) To affect each other by interference
To stop (someone engaged in an activity) by saying or doing something:
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  1. To stop (someone engaged in an activity) by saying or doing something:
  2. To cause an activity to stop by saying or doing something.
  3. To break into or in upon (a discussion, train of thought, etc.)
To obtrude oneself (on or upon)
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  1. To obtrude oneself (on or upon)
  2. To offer or force (oneself, one's opinions, etc.) upon others unasked or unwanted
  3. To impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others with undue insistence or without invitation.
To intrude, meddle, or trespass in others’ affairs.
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  1. To intrude, meddle, or trespass in others’ affairs.
  2. (Archaic) To intrude on another's trading rights or privileges
To force oneself on or take unfair advantage of others:
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  1. To force oneself on or take unfair advantage of others:
  2. To bring about by authority or force; force to prevail:
  3. To establish or apply as compulsory; levy:
To go on another's land or property without permission or right
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  1. To go on another's land or property without permission or right
  2. (Law) To enter someone else's property illegally.
  3. An illegal act committed against another’s person or property; especially entering upon another’s land without the owner’s permission. An illegal act committed against another’s person or property; especially entering upon another’s land without the owner’s permission. In common law, a legal suit for injuries resulting from an instance of the first definition. To enter upon property without permission, either actual or constructive.
To advance beyond proper or former limits:
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  1. To advance beyond proper or former limits:
  2. To unlawfully gain access to or take the property or possessions of another, particularly by stealth. To unlawfully gain access to or take the property or possessions of another, particularly by stealth.
  3. To take another's possessions or rights gradually or stealthily:
To come between things; assume an intervening position.
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  1. To come between things; assume an intervening position.
  2. To interrupt
  3. To exert (influence or authority) in order to interfere or intervene:
To join a queue in the middle, as opposed to at the back
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  1. To join a queue in the middle, as opposed to at the back
  2. To intrude or interrupt.
  3. (Idiomatic) Especially, to dance with someone who is already dancing by replacing his or her partner.
To obtrude oneself (on or upon)
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  1. To obtrude oneself (on or upon)
  2. To offer or force (oneself, one's opinions, etc.) upon others unasked or unwanted
  3. To impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others with undue insistence or without invitation.

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 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for intrude, like: meddle, interfere, interrupt, obtrude, interlope, impose, trespass, encroach, interpose, butt in and interrupt.