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Synonyms for invasion
ɪnˈveɪ ʒənin·va·sion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. invasionnoun

    An attack may be by word; an aggression is always by deed. An assault may be upon the person, an aggression is upon rights, possessions, etc. An invasion of a nation's territories is an act of aggression; an intrusion upon a neighboring estate is a trespass. Onslaught signifies intensely violent assault, as by an army or a desperado, tho it is sometimes used of violent speech.

    Synonyms:
    aggression, assault, attack, attack, encroachment, incursion, infringement, intrusion, onset, onslaught, trespass

    Antonyms:
    defense, repulsion, resistance, retreat, submission, surrender

    Preposition:
    The enemy made an attack upon (or on) our works.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. invasion

    Synonyms:
    irruption, encroachment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. invasionnoun

    the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder

    Synonyms:
    encroachment, intrusion

  2. invasion, encroachment, intrusionnoun

    any entry into an area not previously occupied

    "an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts"

    Synonyms:
    violation, usurpation, trespass, intrusion, encroachment, impact, impingement

  3. invasionnoun

    (pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body

    "the tumor's invasion of surrounding structures"

    Synonyms:
    encroachment, intrusion

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. invasionnoun

    Synonyms:
    attack, assault, aggression, incursion, irruption, inroad, forray, raid

  2. invasionnoun

    Synonyms:
    encroachment, infringement, violation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. invasionnoun

    Synonyms:
    irruption, foray, raid, aggression, violation, infringement, encroachment, intrenchment

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How to use invasion in a sentence?

  1. Joe Brusuelas:

    Heating the home and putting gasoline in the car will become more expensive in the immediate aftermath of a Russian invasion.

  2. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya:

    The invasion of Ukraine by the Belarusian army is a step with irreversible ramifications, it would be a shameful stain on relations with the Ukrainian people and would further isolate Belarus from the rest of the world, right up to the Iron Curtain, behind which Belarus would not be seen as an independent state, and life in the country would descend into poverty.

  3. Handerch Wakana Mura:

    With each passing day, we see the destruction advance: deforestation, invasion, logging, we are sad because the forest is dying at every moment. We feel the climate changing and the world needs the forest.

  4. Dawn Laguens:

    Anti-abortion extremists are willing to do anything to stop women from accessing the reproductive health care they are seeking, extremists have broken laws, harassed our doctors and patients, produced hack videos, and now are claiming to have committed a gross invasion of privacy -- one that, if true, could potentially put our staff members at risk.

  5. Robert Heinlein:

    A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.


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