verb (used with object), in·vad·ed, in·vad·ing.
verb (used without object), in·vad·ed, in·vad·ing.
Examples from the Web for 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|Helen Thompson|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Why do celebrities complain about their privacy being invaded when they invade their own so readily?
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|Anna Nemtsova|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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?|James Miller|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They did not come here to invade us, or because they wanted to come.Following the Color Line|Ray Stannard Baker
And we, in our rashness, had dared to invade it, even to make use of it!Famous Modern Ghost Stories|Various
There can be no doubt of the intention to invade us here or in Ireland, or both.Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2)|The Duke of Buckingham
Under these circumstances we must and will invade their rights; provided that our interests are enhanced thereby.A Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin|A. Woodward
When the ever-present cogon grass begins to invade a clearing, the young hemp is planted.The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao|Fay-Cooper Cole
British Dictionary definitions for invade
Word Origin for invade
Word Origin and History 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.