Definition of Invader

1. Noun. Someone who enters by force in order to conquer.

Exact synonyms: Encroacher
Generic synonyms: Interloper, Intruder, Trespasser
Derivative terms: Encroach, Invade, Invade



Definition of Invader

1. n. One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder.

Definition of Invader

1. Noun. One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Invader

1. one that invades [n -S] - See also: invades

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Invader

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Literary usage of Invader

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1. A Treatise on International Law by William Edward Hall, Alexander Pearce Higgins (1917)
"When an invader exceeds his legal powers, when for .'. Effects example he alienates the domains of the state or the landed property of the sovereign, ..."

2. International Law by William Edward Hall (1880)
"invader. Again, while acts done by an invader in pursuance PART iII. of his ... When an invader exceeds his legal powers, when Effects of for example he ..."

3. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1864)
"THE close of the summer found the long-harassed soil of Virginia cleared of the footsteps of the invader. The glorious victory of Manassas was followed by ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... faithful looked to them for succour against the terrible invader as by the influence they sometimes exerted in staying that invader's destroying hand. ..."

5. English Prose (1137-1890) by John Matthews Manly (1909)
"And from hence it comes to pass, that where an invader hath no more to fear than another man's ... And the invader again is in the like danger of another. ..."

6. The Independent Whig: Or, A Defence of Primitive Christianity, and of Our by John Molesworth (1752)
"'The invader bow ... be dreaded from the Pretender (either old or young) who like the other invader, claims an airy ..."

7. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"(167) While the public forces of the state were dissipated in private quarrels, the defenceless provinces lay exposed to every invader. ..."

8. The Second Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1863)
"Rescue of Virginia from the invader...Gen. Loring's Campaign in the Kanawha Valley...A Novel Theatre of the War...Gen. Lee's Passage of the Potomac. ..."

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