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Another word for trespass

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Verb
  1. To violate a moral or divine law

      1. To commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
      2. To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
      3. To deviate from the established moral code; do wrong
      1. To be displeasing to (the taste, sense, etc.)
      2. To cause to sin
      3. To break a law, religious commandment, etc.; commit a sin or crime
      1. To violate a religious or moral law.
      2. To commit a sin
      1. To go beyond (a limit, boundary, etc.)
      2. To spread over land, especially over the land along a subsiding shoreline. Used of the sea.
      3. To break a law or commandment; sin
    See also:

    right

  2. To enter forcibly or illegally

    See also:

    crimes

    enter

Noun
  1. An act or instance of breaking a law or regulation or of nonfulfillment of an obligation or promise, for example

    See also:

    right

  2. The act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft

      1. An act of entering somewhere with the intent to steal or commit some other offense; an instance of breaking and entering.
      2. A forcible entry, as into a building or room, for an illegal purpose, especially theft.
      3. The act of forcibly entering a building, apartment, etc., esp. in order to rob
      1. An instance of this:
      2. The act of entering another's premises without authorization in order to commit a crime, such as theft.
      3. The act of breaking into a building to commit theft or some other crime
    See also:

    crimes

  3. An advance beyond proper or legal limits

    See also:

    enter

Another word for trespass

Verb
  1. To transgress

      1. To create resentment, anger, or displeasure; give offense
      2. To cause displeasure, anger, resentment, or wounded feelings in:
      3. To hurt the feelings of; cause to feel resentful, angry, or displeased; insult
      1. To make an error or misjudgment:
      2. To commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
      3. To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
      1. To give displeasure or offense.
      2. To make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- often followed by with or at. It usually expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
      3. To fail to satisfy; to miss of.
  2. To intrude

      1. To enter or appear in a manner regarded as disruptive, inappropriate, or unwelcome
      2. To force (oneself or one's thoughts) upon others without being asked or welcomed
      3. To intrude oneself or itself
      1. To take another's possessions or rights gradually or stealthily:
      2. To advance beyond proper or former limits:
      3. (Football) To commit encroachment.
      1. To intrude upon; infringe; violate
      2. To enter and proliferate in bodily tissue, as a pathogen:
      3. To encroach or intrude on; violate:
      1. To encroach on someone or something; engage in trespassing:
      2. (Obsolete) To defeat; invalidate.
      3. To break (a law or agreement); fail to observe the terms of; violate
    See also:

    meddle

Synonym Study

  • Invade implies a forcible or hostile entrance into the territory or rights of others to invade a neighboring state
  • Intrude implies a thrusting oneself into company, situations, etc. without being asked or wanted to intrude on one's privacy
  • Infringe implies an encroachment that breaks a law or agreement or violates the rights of others to infringe on a patent
  • To encroach is to make inroads by stealth or gradual advances suburbs encroaching on our farmland
  • Trespass implies an unlawful or unwarranted entrance upon the property, rights, etc. of another to trespass on a private beach