verb (used with object), in·trud·ed, in·trud·ing.
verb (used without object), in·trud·ed, in·trud·ing.
Origin of intrude
Examples from the Web for intrude
Unless there is something that makes it positively necessary for me to intrude myself, I leave you to yourselves.The Camp Fire Girls at the Seashore|Jane L. Stewart
I do not recognize your right to intrude in that affair, and I shall decline to discuss it.Cy Whittaker's Place|Joseph C. Lincoln
But, sir, it is not to lament the irretrievable that I intrude myself upon your leisure.The Plays of W. E. Henley and R. L. Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson
I shall keep to my own half of this suite, with the less difficulty because I haven't the slightest wish to intrude on yours.Vision House|C. N. Williamson
Mademoiselle, please do not think that I mean to intrude, I said diffidently, when I had come to her side.The Wasted Generation|Owen Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for intrude
Word Origin for intrude
Word Origin and History for intrude
early 15c., back-formation from intrusion, or else from Latin intrudere "to thrust in" (see intrusion). Related: Intruded; intruding.