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Inflections of ' ' ( intrude ): ( v ⇒ conjugate) intrudes v 3rd person singular intruding v pres p verb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." intruded v past verb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." intruded v past p verb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020 in•trude /ɪnˈtrud/
USA pronunciation v., -trud•ed, -trud•ing.
to push, thrust, or force upon someone or something without invitation, permission, or welcome: I don't want to intrude on you if you're busy. [~ + on + object ] I hope I'm not intruding. [no object ] The judge intruded her prejudices into the case. [~ + object ] See
. -trude- WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020 in•trude
(in tro̅o̅d ′), USA pronunciation v., -trud•ed, -trud•ing. v.t.
to thrust or bring in without invitation, permission, or welcome.
Geologyto thrust or force into.
to install (a cleric) in a church contrary to the wishes of its members. v.i.
to thrust oneself without permission or welcome: to intrude upon their privacy.
in•trud ′er, n.
in•trud ′ing•ly, adv.
Latin intrūdere to push in, equivalent. to in- in- 2 + trūdere to push 1525–35
4. interfere, interlope. See See corresponding entry in Unabridged trespass.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
intrude / ɪnˈtruːd/ vb often followed by into, on, : or upon to put forward or interpose (oneself, one's views, something) abruptly or without invitation to force or thrust (rock material, esp molten magma) or (of rock material) to be thrust between solid rocks Etymology: 16 th Century: from Latin intrūdere to thrust in, from in-² + trūdere to thrust inˈtrudingly adv
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