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Adjective: invading  in'vey-ding
  1. Involving invasion or aggressive attack
    "invading war";
    - incursive, invasive
Verb: invade  in'veyd
  1. March aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
    "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939";
    - occupy
     
  2. To intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
    "This new colleague invades my territory";
    - intrude on, obtrude upon, encroach upon
     
  3. Occupy in large numbers or live on a host
    "the Kudzu plant invades much of the South and is spreading to the North";
    - overrun, infest
     
  4. Penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way
    "The cancer had invaded her lungs"

See also: offensive

Type of: assail, attack, come in, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, inhabit, interpenetrate, move into, permeate

Encyclopedia: Invade