verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Related formsre·en·trench, verbun·en·trenched, adjective
Examples from the Web for entrenched
There is the fact that in many of these states Democratic legislatures are entrenched, and voters are looking for a counterweight.
Jazz is now entrenched in high schools and colleges, and gets honored with Pulitzer Prizes and genius grants.
A few days ago, he criticized his home state of Alabama for its entrenched prejudice.
Football is simply too beloved and entrenched—too big to fail, in essence.
Even with its large market capitalization, Tesla on its own is no match for entrenched political lobbies.Tesla’s Radical Patent Move is a Plot to Take Over the Road|Daniel Gross|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her fluffy head went up, and her little figure stiffened as she entrenched herself again behind the arm-chair.The Street Called Straight|Basil King
And here we find naturalism today in its most brutal and entrenched expressions.Preaching and Paganism|Albert Parker Fitch
Petilius fled with his broken cohorts—for, it is said, not even one foot-soldier escaped the carnage—to his entrenched camp.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2)|Ellen C. Clayton
He mounted some heavy guns and prepared to assault the entrenched barracks.India Under British Rule|James Talboys Wheeler
As to (b), although much of the Asiatic coast had now been wired and entrenched, the project was still attractive.Australia in Arms|Phillip F.E. Schuler