intrude

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Synonyms for intrude

butt in

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intrude on something or someone: interfere with

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intrude on something or someone: trespass on

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  • trespass on
  • invade
  • infringe on
  • obtrude on

Synonyms for intrude

to force or come in as an improper or unwanted element

Synonyms for intrude

enter unlawfully on someone's property

search or inquire in a meddlesome way

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thrust oneself in as if by force

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At one point in the narrative, when the dinner party is coming to an end and the guests are waiting for Hilda to join them, Spark intrudes to predict the future: "But Hilda Damien will not come in after dinner.
Paul Schullery, who works in Yellowstone's research division, intrudes on the stories only when necessary to warn the reader that certain information has been proven wrong, and his introductions are often as good as the stories themselves.
Unfortunately, this manic streak intrudes so much as to blight the book.
He and Mitsy become lovers, but the war intrudes on their happiness together when Hart realizes he too has a prejudice against any Japanese because of Alice's fate and because of the Japanese attack on their town.
SHAQ CONTENT: Shaquille O'Neal said the league's major stars might have to take charge if the lockout intrudes on the start of the season, but apparently he doesn't count himself among them.