Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb intrude

4 senses of intrude

Sense 1
intrude, irrupt -- (enter uninvited; "They intruded on our dinner party"; "She irrupted into our sitting room")
       => enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into -- (to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes")
          Phrasal Verb-> intrude on#1

Sense 2
trespass, intrude -- (enter unlawfully on someone's property; "Don't trespass on my land!")
       => transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break -- (act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise")

Sense 3
intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke -- (search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office")
       => search, look -- (search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!")

Sense 4
intrude, obtrude -- (thrust oneself in as if by force; "The colors don't intrude on the viewer")
       => inflict, bring down, visit, impose -- (impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students")

Antonyms of adj intruding

1 sense of intruding

Sense 1
intruding -- (projecting inward)

INDIRECT (VIA intrusive) -> protrusive -- (thrusting outward)

Similarity of adj intruding

1 sense of intruding

Sense 1
intruding -- (projecting inward)
       => intrusive (vs. protrusive) -- (thrusting inward; "an intrusive arm of the sea")

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