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Synonyms for trespass
ˈtrɛs pəs, -pæstres·pass

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trespassnoun

    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.

    aggression, assault, attack, attack, encroachment, incursion, infringement, intrusion, invasion, onset, onslaught

    defense, repulsion, resistance, retreat, submission, surrender

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trespassnoun

    infringement, violation, transgression, encroachment, damage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trespassnoun

    a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages

    violation, encroachment, intrusion, usurpation

  2. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpationverb

    entry to another's property without right or permission

    infringement, violation, misdemeanor, irreverence, usurpation, ravishment, assault, infraction, intrusion, invasion, misdemeanour, rape, encroachment, impact, impingement

  3. trespass, intrudeverb

    enter unlawfully on someone's property

    "Don't trespass on my land!"

    overstep, intrude, nose, pry, poke, horn in, sin, obtrude, transgress, take advantage, irrupt

  4. trespass, take advantageverb

    make excessive use of

    "You are taking advantage of my good will!"; "She is trespassing upon my privacy"

    overstep, intrude, capitalize, capitalise, sin, transgress, take advantage

  5. trespassverb

    break the law

    sin, transgress, overstep, take advantage, intrude

  6. sin, transgress, trespassverb

    commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law

    violate, breach, overstep, intrude, infract, goof, boob, offend, drop the ball, sin, break, blunder, go against, transgress, take advantage

  7. transgress, trespass, overstepverb

    pass beyond (limits or boundaries)

    violate, intrude, go against, sin, exceed, transgress, break, overstep, take advantage, top, breach, go past, offend, infract, transcend, pass

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trespassverb

    transgress, offend, sin, commit an offence

  2. trespassverb

    encroach, infringe, intrude, make inroad or invasion, trench, enter unlawfully

  3. trespassnoun

    transgression, crime, sin, misdeed, misdemeanor, offence, delinquency

  4. trespassnoun

    injury, infringement, encroachment, invasion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. trespassverb

    encroach upon, infringe, intrude

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "trespass":

    intrusion, encroach, trespassing

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How to use trespass in a sentence?

  1. Roger Stone:

    Your honor, I can only beseech you to give me a second chance, forgive me the trespass. I'm hurtfully sorry.

  2. Michael Drejka:

    I know in the Bible it talks about you've got to forgive those who trespass against you, but at this point in my life, I'm not there yet, and if the Lord just so happens to choose to take me before I get to that point, I guess me and Michael Drejka will have to finish that in hell.

  3. Mary Nkaru:

    Suddenly we were being told that animals entering a neighbour's land could attract a trespass fine from their owner. It was crazy.

  4. Keechant Sewell:

    Vitally important is that 10 more illegal firearms have been taken off the streets of this city that will never be used to victimize another New Yorker, in addition to the illegal guns, the other arrests were for drug sale or possession, forgery, suspended or revoked driver's licenses, reckless endangerment, felony assault, criminal possession of a knife and criminal trespass.

  5. Robert Kirk:

    The FAA has taken the position that any regs that deal with air safety reside solely with the FAA, the trouble is going to be whenever someone comes after a drone operator and we’re moving into privacy and trespass, areas that are more traditionally in the realm of state and local authority.

Translations for trespass

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  • تعديArabic
  • přestupekCzech
  • eindringen, unerlaubt betreten, unbefugt betreten, Landfriedensbruch, HausfriedensbruchGerman
  • εισέρχομαι παρανόμως, παραβαίνω, παραβίαση, καταπατώ, παράνομη είσοδοςGreek
  • allanamiento, ofender, traspaso, incursión, invasión, pecarSpanish
  • tunkeutua, kotirauhan rikkominen, rikkoaFinnish
  • intrusionFrench
  • coireScottish Gaelic
  • अतिचारHindi
  • 侵入, 侵害, 不法侵入Japanese
  • huisvredebreukDutch
  • invadir, ofender, infringirPortuguese
  • нарушать, нарушить, посягнуть, нарушение, посягать, посягательствоRussian

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