verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM entrenchre·en·trench, verbun·en·trenched, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for entrench
The failures “entrenched the idea that our leading theory for how supernovas explode maybe doesn’t work,” said Sean Couch, a computational astrophysicist at Michigan State University.
Rather, this move is good because it further entrenches the Nats as to who they are.Jon Lester strengthens the Nationals’ biggest strength — and gives them an undeniable identity|Barry Svrluga|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
Derek Carr, now the Las Vegas Raiders’s starter, was entrenched at quarterback.All great QBs are linked with great receivers. Aaron Rodgers finally has his match in Davante Adams.|Adam Kilgore|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Doubling down on it now will simply further entrench an error-prone and unconstitutional system that will continue to be used unfairly against people of color.FAA issues special order aimed at cracking down on unruly airline passengers after Capitol riot|Lori Aratani|January 13, 2021|Washington Post
Venezuela’s authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro has entrenched his power further after winning December’s legislative elections.
Will inaction lead to a more deeply entrench conflict—more violence and death—or will the problem go away on its own?One Former Hostage Says Negotiate With ISIS, And Pay Ransoms If You Must|Sarah Shourd|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1905, a group of Indians from a variety of native peoples united to entrench “tribal sovereignty” against federal power.
The peace treaty was also a chance to distract from his interest in working to entrench Israel sovereignty over the West Bank.
A dogmatic person will entrench himself in his dearly held beliefs and vigorously fight that truth.
And it would entrench a mirror division between American Jews who advocate boycott and those who never could.
You may go hence if your courage fails you outright; but I'll throw up the bridge and entrench myself within these walls.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He could not entrench himself behind glittering generalities another minute.The Amazing Inheritance|Frances R. Sterrett
Without losing a single man, the Fusiliers push up a low cliff and entrench themselves.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
Since the Allies were not powerful enough to drive the Germans from their trenches forthwith, they, too, had to entrench.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
But Abercrombie began to entrench, and sent most of his artillery to Albany, lest it should fall into the hands of the enemy.Ben Comee|M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan