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Antonyms for intrude

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intrude, irrupt(verb)

    enter uninvited

    "They intruded on our dinner party"; "She irrupted into our sitting room"

    Synonyms:
    flare up, break open, poke, explode, nose, pry, flare, trespass, horn in, obtrude, irrupt, burst out, erupt

  2. trespass, intrude(verb)

    enter unlawfully on someone's property

    "Don't trespass on my land!"

    Synonyms:
    overstep, nose, pry, poke, trespass, horn in, sin, obtrude, transgress, take advantage, irrupt

  3. intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke(verb)

    search or inquire in a meddlesome way

    "This guy is always nosing around the office"

    Synonyms:
    stab, nuzzle, dig, horn in, prize, jab, nose, pry, wind, lever, obtrude, trespass, irrupt, thump, scent, jimmy, prise, prod, pound, poke

  4. intrude, obtrude(verb)

    thrust oneself in as if by force

    "The colors don't intrude on the viewer"

    Synonyms:
    poke, nose, pry, push out, trespass, horn in, obtrude, irrupt, thrust out

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. intrude(v)

    Synonyms:
    infringe, invade, encroach, obtrude, interlope

How to use intrude in a sentence?

  1. Sheika Shamsa:

    This case concerns highly personal and private matters relating to our children. The appeal was made to protect the best interests and welfare of the children. The outcome does not protect my children from media attention in the way that other children in family proceedings in the UK are protected, as a head of government, I was not able to participate in the court's fact-finding process. This has resulted in the release of a' fact-finding' judgment which inevitably tells only one side of the story. I ask that the media respect the privacy of our children and do not intrude into their lives in the UK.

  2. Unknown:

    It is difficult for sorrow to intrude on a busy life.

  3. Charles Caleb Colton:

    The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living: they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor intrude upon our privacy, nor quit their shelves until we take them down.

  4. Ilan Katz:

    Some in the military say 'let us investigate, we have nothing to hide. The moment we investigate, international law won't intrude. There will be no international inquiry and no trial in The Hague,'.

  5. Ben Silverstone:

    The defendant accepts that such activity should never have taken place and that it had no right to intrude into the private lives of Ms Heather Mills or Fiona Mills in this way.

How to pronounce intrude?

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