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Synonyms of invade in English:


  • 1 the army invaded the town
    occupy, conquer, capture, seize, take (over), annex, win, gain, secure;
    march into, storm
    [Antonyms] withdraw from
  • 2 someone had invaded our privacy
    intrude on, violate, encroach on, infringe on, trespass on, obtrude on, disturb, disrupt
    informalhorn in on, muscle in on, barge in on
    [Antonyms] respect
  • 3 every summer, tourists invaded the beach
    overrun, swarm, overwhelm, inundate
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