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Synonyms for encroach
ɛnˈkroʊtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. encroach, infringe, impinge(verb)

    advance beyond the usual limit

    Synonyms:
    infringe, conflict, run afoul, entrench, contravene, trench, impinge

  2. impinge, encroach, entrench, trench(verb)

    impinge or infringe upon

    "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"

    Synonyms:
    dig in, ditch, trench, intrench, infringe, entrench, impinge

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. encroach

    Synonyms:
    invade, trespass, intrude, transgress, infringe

    Antonyms:
    respect, recognize, observe

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. encroach(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    trespass, intrude, infringe, trench, make inroad, make invasion, advance stealthily

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. encroach(v)

    Synonyms:
    trespass, intrude, intrench, infringe, trench, invade

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    impinge, infringe, protrude, usurp, interfere, invade, trespass

How to pronounce encroach?

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How to say encroach in sign language?

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How to use encroach in a sentence?

  1. Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas:

    A blame-game against our country is starting, that, based on the new agreement we will encroach on human rights, i assure you – and I believe this will relieve everyone – that we will strictly adhere to human rights procedures as stipulated by international law and the Geneva Convention.

  2. John Davis:

    Flooding with the Saluda River is always an area of concern and we have had times when it did start to encroach our perimeter.

  3. Steven Taylor:

    People value their freedoms, they may become distressed or indignant or morally outraged when people are trying to encroach on their freedoms.

  4. Commander Lawand:

    We have nothing to do with them, though sometimes we have an agreement not to encroach on an area, we are the real opposition to the regime, but first we must fight the terror groups.


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