Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun trespass

2 senses of trespass

Sense 1
trespass -- (a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages)
       => tort, civil wrong -- ((law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought)

Sense 2
trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation -- (entry to another's property without right or permission)
       => wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus -- (activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing")

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

5 senses of trespass

Sense 1
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")
          Phrasal Verb-> trespass#2

Sense 2
trespass, take advantage -- (make excessive use of; "You are taking advantage of my good will!"; "She is trespassing upon my privacy")
       => use -- (seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage; "She uses her influential friends to get jobs"; "The president's wife used her good connections")

Sense 3
trespass -- (break the law)
       => 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 4
sin, transgress, trespass -- (commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law)
       => 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 5
transgress, trespass, overstep -- (pass beyond (limits or boundaries))
       => pass, go through, go across -- (go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind")

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