Definition of Intrude on
1. Verb. To intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate. "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"
Generic synonyms: Come In, Enter, Get In, Get Into, Go In, Go Into, Move Into
Specialized synonyms: Foray Into, Raid
Derivative terms: Invader, Invasion, Invasive
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Literary usage of Intrude on
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of New Netherland by Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1855)
"... and regulating the currency—New Haven people intrude on the South River—Protested against—Renewal of the difficulties on the Connecticut—Collision ..."
2. A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Superior Court of the Late by Territory of Orleans Superior court, Louisiana Court of Errors and Appeals, Louisiana Supreme Court (1861)
"... by a partner's death is given to the other, on the letter's death, his administrator cannot intrude on the first partner's succession an account of the ..."
3. Works by Herbert Spencer (1898)
"... similarly limited spheres of action of his neighbours; and that he may not intrude on his neighbour's spheres on condition that they may intrude on his. ..."
4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1785)
"... Here, Stranger, rt-n. or freely rove O'er yon rock, or thro' yon grove. Secure ;—no ill can e'er intrude On Virtue and ..."