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Impinge vs. Invade

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Impingeverb

To make a physical impact on.

Invadeverb

(transitive) to move into

‘Under some circumstances police are allowed to invade a person's privacy.’;

Impingeverb

To interfere with.

Invadeverb

(transitive) to enter by force in order to conquer

‘Argentinian troops invaded the Falkland Islands in 1982.’;

Impingeverb

To have an effect upon, especially a negative one.

Invadeverb

(transitive) To infest or overrun

‘The picnic was invaded by ants.’;

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Impingeverb

To fall or dash against; to touch upon; to strike; to hit; to clash with; - with on or upon.

‘The cause of reflection is not the impinging of light on the solid or impervious parts of bodies.’; ‘But, in the present order of things, not to be employed without impinging on God's justice.’;

Invadeverb

to attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate

‘The king invaded the rights of the people.’;

Impingeverb

impinge or infringe upon;

‘This impinges on my rights as an individual’; ‘This matter entrenches on other domains’;

Invadeverb

to make an unwelcome or uninvited visit or appearance, usually with an intent to cause trouble or some other unpleasant situation

Impingeverb

advance beyond the usual limit

Invadeverb

To go into or upon; to pass within the confines of; to enter; - used of forcible or rude ingress.

‘Which becomes a body, and doth then invadeThe state of life, out of the grisly shade.’;

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Impingeverb

have an effect, especially a negative one

‘several factors impinge on market efficiency’;

Invadeverb

To enter with hostile intentions; to enter with a view to conquest or plunder; to make an irruption into; to attack; as, the Romans invaded Great Britain.

‘Such an enemyIs risen to invade us.’;

Impingeverb

advance over an area belonging to someone or something else; encroach

‘the proposed fencing would impinge on a public bridleway’;

Invadeverb

To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate; as, the king invaded the rights of the people.

Impingeverb

strike

‘the gases impinge on the surface of the liquid’;

Invadeverb

To grow or spread over; to affect injuriously and progressively; as, gangrene invades healthy tissue.

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Invadeverb

To make an invasion.

Invadeverb

march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation;

‘Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939’;

Invadeverb

to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate;

‘This new colleague invades my territory’; ‘The neighbors intrude on your privacy’;

Invadeverb

occupy in large numbers or live on a host;

‘the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North’;

Invadeverb

penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way;

‘The cancer had invaded her lungs’;

Invadeverb

(of an armed force) enter (a country or region) so as to subjugate or occupy it

‘during the Second World War the island was invaded by the Axis powers’;

Invadeverb

enter (a place, situation, or sphere of activity) in large numbers, especially with intrusive effect

‘demonstrators invaded the Presidential Palace’;

Invadeverb

(of a parasite or disease) spread into (an organism or bodily part)

‘sometimes the worms invade the central nervous system’;

Invadeverb

encroach or intrude on

‘he felt his privacy was being invaded’;

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