verb (used with object), in·vad·ed, in·vad·ing.
verb (used without object), in·vad·ed, in·vad·ing.
Origin of invade
Synonyms for invade
Related Words for invaderaid, violate, plunder, pillage, ravage, occupy, breach, storm, infect, penetrate, loot, infest, overrun, maraud, permeate, crash, burglarize, infringe, interfere, access
Examples from the Web for invade
Contemporary Examples of invade
When they invade new territory, populations are low, and the queen has limited mate options.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family
December 29, 2014
On August 9, 1969, Manson sent four of his disciples to invade the home of film director Roman Polanski, who was away on a shoot.Gay Talese on Charlie Manson’s Home on the Range
October 31, 2014
Why do celebrities complain about their privacy being invaded when they invade their own so readily?Celebrities, STFU About Your ‘Privacy’
September 24, 2014
But then the conversation turns to the question occupying all minds in Ukraine: Will Putin invade?In War-Torn Ukraine, Savva Libkin's Delicious Recipes for Survival
August 12, 2014
Russia has been poised to invade Ukraine on multiple occasions and it has not happened yet.Russia’s Military Is Already in East Ukraine. Will There Be a Full-Scale Invasion?
August 2, 2014
Historical Examples of invade
Would it be wise to invade this home just at this juncture and introduce boarders?Ester Ried Yet Speaking
General Lee was encouraged to assume the offensive, and to invade Pennsylvania.The Nation in a Nutshell
George Makepeace Towle
The fragrance and beauty of the lily seemed suddenly to invade his spirit.Cleo The Magnificent
The British were about to invade the colonies from Canada by way of that lake.
Well––er––do you think they intend to invade our upper range this year?Hidden Water
Word Origin for invade
late 15c., from Middle French invader "to invade," and directly from Latin invadere "to go into, enter upon; assail, assault, attack" (see invasion). Related: invaded; invading.