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Synonyms for infiltrate
ɪnˈfɪl treɪt, ˈɪn fɪlˌtreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. infiltrate(verb)

    cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices

    Synonyms:
    penetrate, pass through

  2. infiltrate, penetrate(verb)

    enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members

    "The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"

    Synonyms:
    click, imbue, penetrate, pass through, dawn, permeate, perforate, diffuse, sink in, riddle, come home, get through, bottom, fall into place, fathom, pervade, get across, interpenetrate

  3. infiltrate(verb)

    pass into or through by filtering or permeating

    "the substance infiltrated the material"

    Synonyms:
    penetrate, pass through

  4. infiltrate, pass through(verb)

    pass through an enemy line; in a military conflict

    Synonyms:
    transit, pass over, penetrate, move through, pass through, pass across

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. infiltrate

    Synonyms:
    instil, inoculate, permeate, saturate, soak

    Antonyms:
    strain, draw off, defiltrate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. infiltrate

    Synonyms:
    v. i. soak (into a porous substance), be absorbed, pass by filtration

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sneak, seep, penetrate

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How to use infiltrate in a sentence?

  1. Albert S. Herlong Jr.:

    [Communist Goals for America:] - Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of “separation of church and state.” - Control schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. - Soften curriculum. Get control of teachers’ associations. Put party line in textbooks. Control student newspapers. - Infiltrate churches and replace revealed religion with “social” religion (i.e. “social justice,” “liberation theology”). - Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a “religious crutch.” - Discredit American culture. - Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and divorce. - Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as “normal, natural, healthy.

  2. Donald Trump:

    They were trying to infiltrate the administration, really, its a coup. Its spying. Its hard to believe in this country we would have had that.

  3. Ben Carson:

    Bringing people into this country from that area of the world I think is a huge mistake, because why wouldn't they infiltrate them with people who are ideologically opposed to us? It would be foolish for them not to do that. So, we need to be very compassionate to understand that these people have been displaced and we should use our expertise and resources to help get them resettle over there, and to support them over there, but to bring them here under these circumstances is a suspension of intellect.

  4. Ben Carson:

    The jihadists want to infiltrate our nation. We have to exercise something that even resembles common sense, that would be foolishness to take in people from a region where we don't have any way in making a determination if this person is radicalized already or potentially radicalized.

  5. Mark Warner:

    As we continue to see this rollout of close Donald Trump allies plead guilty, almost always to trying to hide their ties with Russia and with Russians and the Russians' attempt to infiltrate the Donald Trump campaign -- I think there is more story to be told, what are they covering up for ?


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