un-invaded

invade

[in-veyd]
verb (used with object), invaded, invading.
1.
to enter forcefully as an enemy; go into with hostile intent: Germany invaded Poland in 1939.
2.
to enter like an enemy: Locusts invaded the fields.
3.
to enter as if to take possession: to invade a neighbor's home.
4.
to enter and affect injuriously or destructively, as disease: viruses that invade the bloodstream.
5.
to intrude upon: to invade the privacy of a family.
6.
to encroach or infringe upon: to invade the rights of citizens.
7.
to permeate: The smell of baking invades the house.
8.
to penetrate; spread into or over: The population boom has caused city dwellers to invade the suburbs.
verb (used without object), invaded, invading.
9.
to make an invasion: troops awaiting the signal to invade.

Origin:
1485–95; < Latin invādere, equivalent to in- in-2 + vādere to go; see wade

invadable, adjective
invader, noun
quasi-invaded, adjective
reinvade, verb (used with object), reinvaded, reinvading.
uninvadable, adjective
uninvaded, adjective


1, 2. penetrate, attack.
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invade (ɪnˈveɪd)
 
vb
1.  to enter (a country, territory, etc) by military force
2.  (tr) to occupy in large numbers; overrun; infest
3.  (tr) to trespass or encroach upon (privacy, etc)
4.  (tr) to enter and spread throughout, esp harmfully; pervade
5.  (of plants, esp weeds) to become established in (a place to which they are not native)
 
[C15: from Latin invādere, from vādere to go]
 
in'vadable
 
adj
 
in'vader
 
n

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